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The Greatest Generation remembers World War II

Veterans and their families gathered Monday at the World War II Memorial for the 68th anniversary of Victory Over Japan Day, which commemorates the day Japan surrendered to the U.S. in 1945.

Monday - 09/02/2013, 03:01pm EDT

Tags: World War II, World War II memorial, Hank Silverberg, veterans

70 years later, woman reads sweetheart's WWII diary

The woman got a big surprise at the World War II Museum.

Monday - 05/27/2013, 12:57pm EDT

Tags: diary, World War II

Police: WWII artillery device found in Va. harmless

Virginia State Police say a World War II artillery device found near New Market didn't have any explosives in it.

Thursday - 05/23/2013, 11:10am EDT

Tags: new market, World War II

Western Md. mayor apologizes for war remarks

Wednesday - 03/27/2013, 07:30pm EDT

Tags: Hagerstown, World War II

Family of WWII vet finally receives medals

Saturday - 03/23/2013, 02:10pm EDT

Tags: Bedford, veteran, World War II

Va. WWII vet receives Bronze Star at age 88

An 88-year-old World War II veteran has received a Bronze Star, nearly 70 years after he earned it.

Friday - 12/07/2012, 05:49pm EST

Tags: Gainesville, Bronze Star, World War II, Purple Heart

Display shines light on Native American involvement in WWII

November is National Native American Heritage month and a local museum is shining light on an important group of Native Americans.

Wednesday - 11/28/2012, 07:27am EST

Tags: native american, navajo, World War II, National Marine Corps Museum

Navy to hold wreath-laying to remember Midway

The Navy plans to hold a wreath-laying ceremony at its base in Norfolk to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Midway.

Sunday - 06/03/2012, 05:12pm EDT

Tags: Battle of Midway, World War II

Prince William Forest Park's WWII history

All entry fees for national parks are waived. But many national parks offer visitors more than just the beauty of nature. They also offer a history lesson.

Sunday - 04/22/2012, 06:47am EDT

Tags: Prince William Forest Park, Jon Jarvis, National Park Service, World War II, spies, Great Depression

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