World War II

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Submarine Veterans Remember Fallen Comrades During Memorial Service At Penn’s Landing

Dozens of people, many of them veterans of the submarine service, gathered at Penn’s Landing on Monday to remember those who gave their lives below the waves.

11/11/2013

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Pennsylvania Students Get Holocaust Lesson From Survivor, Camp Liberator

At Keneseth Israel synagogue in Jenkintown, concentration camp survivor Ernie Gross described his experiences during the war.

10/16/2013

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Remains Of 3 Missing Pa. Airmen Returned

The Department of Defense said Friday that the remains of three Pennsylvania airmen missing from the Vietnam War and World War II have been identified and returned to their families for burial.

10/11/2013

Stigall Show Log 10.3.13

Chris continues to delve into all the details of the ongoing government shutdown. He talks to Senator Pat Toomey, Vietnam Veteran Claire Book, and Dr. Betsy McCaughey about Obamacare.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–10/03/2013

Tourists visit the World War II Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, DC. Dedicated to Americans who served in the armed forces and as civilians during World War II, the memorial consists of 56 pillars and a pair of arches surrounding a plaza and fountain. (Photo by Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Philadelphia Organization Looking For Veterans To Participate In ‘Day Of Honor’

Pa. Senator Pat Toomey announced that Honor Flight Philadelphia is looking for WWII vets who want to travel to Washington, D.C. to view the memorials dedicated to their service and sacrifice.

09/10/2013

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Phila. Woman Sentenced To 30+ Years For Murder of WW II Vet in 2010

India Spellman was found guilty in February of second-degree murder in connection with the shooting death of 87-year-old George Greaves in August 2010.

05/30/2013

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‘Monuments Men’ Recognized For Protecting Priceless Italian Art During WWII

Italy is known for some of the world’s great art, which World War Two could have wiped out, but for the exploits of a few brave and knowledgeable troops.

05/09/2013

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Some Pa. War Vets Offered 2 New License Plates

There are two new license plates for certain Pennsylvania war veterans.

05/05/2013

FILE: Survivors march towards the infirmary, after the liberation of the camp by Allied troops. (credit: Eric Schwab/Getty Images)

Philadelphia WWII Vet Recalls Liberation Of German Concentration Camp

Today is the anniversary of the liberation of the Buchenwald Concentration Camp in Germany.

04/11/2013

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Author Describes Pre-World War II Historical Period

A Rutgers-Camden law professor is out with her sixth novel, this time a prequel, set in a historical period often ignored.

03/16/2013

(Matthew Fox and Tommy Lee Jones star in "Emporer.")

Movie Review: ‘Emperor’

Matthew Fox’s performance as the real-life military intelligence officer Gen. Bonner Fellers falls so far short of commanding or compelling that the film seems hollow.

03/07/2013

(An Italian consulate employee reads the name of Italian Jews who perished in World War II.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Italian Consulate Reads Victims’ Names to Mark Holocaust Remembrance Day

Luigi Scotto, consul general of Italy in Philadelphia, says it took four hours to read off the nearly 8,000 names of Italian Jews who perished in the Holocaust.

01/25/2013

Grace Ricci Bergman is Pennsylvania's oldest living Marine from World War II. (Credit: Kim Glovas)

Pennsylvania’s Oldest Living Marine From WWII Celebrates Her 97th Birthday

Pennsylvania’s oldest living Marine from World War II is celebrating a milestone today. She — yes, she — is marking her 97th birthday.

12/03/2012

Christopher Mohrmann receives his medal from the Rev. Floyd White of the Camden County Veterans Affairs Office. Mohrmann's mother, Teri Crutchfield (seated at left) looks on. (credit: Mike DeNardo)

Camden County Honors Local War Veterans

Two dozen local veterans, aged 33 to 91, were honored Thursday morning in Voorhees, New Jersey.

11/08/2012

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AP: Philadelphia Man Targeted In Nazi Probe

Germany has launched a war crimes investigation against an 87-year-old Philadelphia man it accuses of serving as an SS guard at the Auschwitz death camp.

09/23/2012

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