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Stories with organization: German armed forces
  • EXCHANGE: Holocaust survivor speaks about faith, strength 
    Updated: Jul-15-15 5:05 am

    FREEPORT, Illinois - The last time Alexandra Goode saw her father was a day he had taken her to school. The year was 1941 and her family was living in Yugoslavia. That day, the German army invaded her town, bombed it and took over her school. Her home was destroyed, her twin brother and the governess killed. Her father and older brother would be conscripted into Tito's Communist Resistance Army and eventually killed.

  • World War II POWs from Colorado get long-delayed medals 
    Updated: Jul-02-15 6:11 pm

    LAKEWOOD, Colorado - Stooped with age but still smiling and joking, three Colorado veterans who were taken prisoner by the German military in World War II got their medals Thursday, more than 70 years after they were liberated.