World War II
Although the subject matter has import and gravitas, much of the donning-Nazi-costumes and narrow-escape footage registers as much less than convincing, sometimes presenting a level of broadness that recalls “Hogan’s Heroes.”
The Railway Man is an earnest, intense drama about the torture of a British Army officer at a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp during World War II, and the victim’s vengeful confrontation with his torturer half a century later.
Strawbridge decided it was the perfect time to share the spotlight with his uncle, Francis Weaver, who was an Army technician during World War II.
William ‘Wild Bill’ Guarnere, one of the World War II veterans whose exploits were dramatized in the TV miniseries “Band of Brothers,” has died at the age of 90.
The Monuments Men may not be monumental, but it sure is quietly but richly entertaining.
“You’re gonna travel back in time and experience life on the western front for the Battle of Schmidt, which took place in the fall of 1945,” says Beth Beatty, the executive director at Fort Mifflin.
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.
At Keneseth Israel synagogue in Jenkintown, concentration camp survivor Ernie Gross described his experiences during the war.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
There are two new license plates for certain Pennsylvania war veterans.
Today is the anniversary of the liberation of the Buchenwald Concentration Camp in Germany.