Tag: World War II

US Army hero dog during WWII receives posthumous medal

LONDON — A U.S. Army dog that attacked a machine-gun nest during World War II was posthumously awarded Britain's highest honor for animal bravery...
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A 92-year-old World War II veteran has been presented with military honors he earned during the war but never received. ...
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BALTIMORE — A French historian pleaded guilty Thursday to stealing dog tags and numerous other documents of U.S. servicemen whose planes crashed during World...
Women ask Philippine leader to keep ‘sex slave’ statue

MANILA, Philippines — A women's group asked the Philippine president on Thursday to oppose any request by Japan to remove a newly erected statue...
Unidentified for decades, Texas soldier receives final rites

HOUSTON — A funeral was held Wednesday for a Texas soldier whose 92nd Infantry Division was the only African-American Army division to fight in...
Group restoring WWII aircraft used in Albuquerque trainings

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Dave McBride held an old, rusty, 4-foot-long bomb and explained how it was used in target practice training on Albuquerque's West...
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HOUSTON — The remains of a Texas soldier missing in action in northern Italy since 1944 and 1945 have been identified as a Waco...
Russia rejects plaque about Red Army’s commander actions

PRAGUE — Russia and four other former Soviet republics have protested a plan to attach an explanatory text about the role of Soviet World...
SKorea’s leader apologizes to ex-sex slaves over Japan deal

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea's president on Thursday apologized to Korean women forced into sexual slavery by Japan's imperial army in World War...
Japan’s Abe: N. Korea should change course, end nuke program

TOKYO — North Korea should shift course and drop its nuclear program and missile tests to become a wealthier nation, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo...

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