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July 15, 2017
A horse-drawn caisson carries the remains of Marine Sgt. James Hubert to the site of the funeral at Calvary Cemetery in Duluth Saturday morning. (Clint Austin / Forum News Service)play button
'The ultimate sacrifice'
July 15, 2017 - 8:00pm
July 14, 2017
Holocaust survivor Judy Meisel holds a photo of her parents Osser Beker (father) and Mika Beker (mother) that was taken around 1938. Judy's mother Mina died in the gas chamber at Stutthof concentration camp on the Baltic coast in late 1944 or early 1945. (Jerry Holt/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)
Minnesota woman is last who can tell of Nazi concentration camp horrors
July 14, 2017 - 10:35am
July 12, 2017
Mary Hagen of Duluth holds a photo of her brother James Hubert, a World War II vet who died in battle in the South Pacific Island of Tarawa. DNA testing identified his long-lost remains that will be brought home to be buried this summer. Bob King / Forum News Serviceplay button
Long lost Duluth Marine to be interred on Saturday
July 12, 2017 - 11:36pm
July 6, 2017
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar presents Catherine Tauer with the Bronze Star and Purple Heart medals that her late husband Staff Sergeant Gerald Jacobsen earned during World War II. S. M. Chavey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
His remains finally identified, the wife of a deceased WWII soldier from Minnesota receives his medals
July 6, 2017 - 8:51pm
July 4, 2017
Bob and Marian Roos discuss Bob's time in the Navy with Dylan Schuett. (Karl Evers-Hillstrom / The Globe)
WWII veteran shares war stories with young history buff
July 4, 2017 - 8:19pm
May 8, 2017
Unused dairy ration coupons: What is their story?
May 8, 2017 - 6:34am
May 26, 2016
Sailors from Navy Operational Support Center Minneapolis carryout the dignified transfer of the remains of Willmar, Minnesota native Motor Machinist’s Mate 1st Class John E. Anderson. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Michael Sheehan/Released
Remains of WWII sailor who died on Normandy Beach in 1944 arrive in Willmar
May 26, 2016 - 9:22pm
May 10, 2016
The Japanese national flag flutters at half-mast in the foreground of the atomic bomb dome at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in this file photo. Reuters
Obama to visit Hiroshima, will not apologize for World War II bombing
May 10, 2016 - 3:14pm
September 13, 2015
Edwin “Bud” Nakasone, far left, as an interpreter in the U.S. military after World War II in occupied Japan in 1947. Courtesy of the Minnesota Historical Society
Japanese Americans recall WWII language mission
September 13, 2015 - 8:23pm
August 2, 2015
On Robert Wieman’s wall in St. Paul on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 is a painting of a Fairchild PT-19 Primary Trainer in 1943 at the “top of the loop” he said. It’s the first plane he flew by himself without an instructor. “If I were to have a plane right now this is what I would have,” he said. “It’s open cockpit. It’s like driving a convertible.” Jean Pieri/Pioneer Press
Remembering a war’s end: Minnesota pilot recalls training to invade Japan during World War II
August 2, 2015 - 9:07pm
January 11, 2015
The cannon, formerly on display at Chautauqua Park, is now in storage as it waits for restoration. File photo
Cannon restoration delayed, but moving back on track
January 11, 2015 - 6:50pm
December 30, 2014
WWII veteran James Walker (right) was presented the French Legion of Honor Tuesday morning for his involvement in the liberation of France. Monte Draper/Bemidji Pioneer
Knight of Bemidji
December 30, 2014 - 9:28pm
November 10, 2014
Robert Fritz holds a replica of one of the pistols he carried while serving in World War II, along with the collection of medals, ribbons and bars he earned during his tour of duty in the Philippines and New Guinea. Julie Buntjer/Daily Globe
An American Hero
November 10, 2014 - 8:47pm
May 23, 2014
WWII vet from Willmar to raise flag at Twins’ Memorial Day game
May 23, 2014 - 9:20pm
June 1, 2013
Column: Junior college prepared pilots for WWII
June 1, 2013 - 12:00am
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