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December 6, 2016
Now a resident of the Minnesota Veterans Home in Luverne, Erlandson, points to a photo display outside his room that shows images of him during his service at Wheeler Air Field on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. (Julie Buntjer/Daily Globe)
Remembering Pearl Harbor: WWII veteran on Oahu when Japanese launched sneak attack
December 6, 2016 - 9:45pm
November 10, 2016
WWII veteran still has weighty memento: a Goering photo
November 10, 2016 - 8:43pm
August 31, 2016
Loved ones remember late Gen. Jack Vessey as humble, loving leader
August 31, 2016 - 9:29pm
July 4, 2016
Minnesota man reflects on A-bomb test
July 4, 2016 - 9:34pm
October 20, 2012
Erick Baumgart dons the combat gear he uses in World War II re-enactment events. (Brian Korthals/Daily Globe)
On the front lines: Erick Baumgart relives history as World War II re-enactor
October 20, 2012 - 12:00am
September 2, 2011
Battleship Missouri marks end of WWII anniversary
September 2, 2011 - 3:22pm
August 11, 2011
Julie buntjer/Daily Globe
Bernie Pettit of rural Lakefield holds open his scrapbook showing a collection of paper money from the various countries he visited during World War II.
Pettit was lab tech aboard ship in World War II
August 11, 2011 - 7:57pm
June 24, 2011
After 67 years, Bataan Death March POW finds friend's family
June 24, 2011 - 3:00pm
March 30, 2011
Ken Thompson of Worthington is shown during his April 30, 2010, visit to the Marine Corps Memorial in Washington, D.C. (BRIAN KORTHALS/DAILY GLOBE)
A man of many stories: Retired educator Ken Thompson experienced Iwo Jima landing
March 30, 2011 - 12:00am
March 24, 2011
Julie buntjer/Daily Globe
Jackson's Don Nielsen poses with his Navy uniform and a photo of him as a 22-year-old farm kid as he embarked on a tour of duty in World War II.
Sweeping the sea
March 24, 2011 - 9:25pm
March 10, 2011
JULIE BUNTJER/Daily Globe
Andy Mouw of Sibley, Iowa, served aboard the USS Bismarck Sea CVE-95 in the South Pacific during World War II. When the aircraft carrier was struck by two Japanese kamikazes on Feb. 21, 1945, more than 300 crew members aboard were killed.
WWII vet survives sinking ship
March 10, 2011 - 8:26pm
November 11, 2010
Last Man Club members (from left) Helmer Haakenson, Jake Boomgaarden, Casey Van Engelenhoven, Warren Herreid, Bob Anderson and Earl Glaser show off their personalized mugs at Glen's Food Center in Luverne where they meet regularly. (Brian Korthals/Daily Globe)
Last Man Club honors Luverne's WWII vets
November 11, 2010 - 6:46pm
October 25, 2010
Experiences of a POW: Author's father inspires 'Under the Twisted Cross'
October 25, 2010 - 1:30pm
October 13, 2010
Photo Gallery: Southwest Minnesota Honor Flight II
October 13, 2010 - 4:00pm
October 9, 2010
First things first: Initial stop
October 9, 2010 - 12:00am
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