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December 7, 2017
Jerry Yellin in 2015, after attending the Air and Space Conference and National Convention in Washington. Courtesy of the United States Department of Defense.
This fighter pilot flew the last mission over Japan in WWII. Then he learned to love his enemy.
December 7, 2017 - 10:31am
The cast members of FMCT's "1940s Radio Music Hour" will perform this weekend and next. David Samson / The Forum
A sentimental journey: FMCT show revisits glory days of live radio shows
December 7, 2017 - 8:05am
November 11, 2017
World War II veteran, Bill Killian, 98, Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, in Woodbury, Minn., talks about his war experiences, including surviving a Japanese kamikaze attack. Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
WWII vet shares story of surviving kamikaze attack
November 11, 2017 - 5:30am
November 9, 2017
A man from Israel tapped WWII veteran Harold Zimner on the shoulder to say "thank you for saving the world from evil." Both his grandmothers survived Auschwitz. Tracy Briggs/The Forumplay button
Look what happened when a young man tapped a WDAY Honor Flight veteran on the shoulder
November 9, 2017 - 11:35am
October 21, 2017
Katie Pinke's grandma sits in a chair bought by her mother in the '40s after the war, when there were better times. (Katie Pinke/Agweek Publisher)
Column: If only the chair could talk
October 21, 2017 - 10:28am
October 10, 2017
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After years of searching Goodridge, Minn., man returns WWII vet's watch
October 10, 2017 - 8:16am
September 1, 2017
A tent covers the area around an unexploded British World War Two bomb which was found during renovation work on the university's campus in Frankfurt, Germany, September 1, 2017. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski
Frankfurt to evacuate thousands as huge WWII bomb defused
September 1, 2017 - 12:45pm
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 4, 2017
Inez Holman holds a poster containing portraits of the soldiers from Company "I" 164th Infantry unit from Wahpeton. Her two brothers, Leslie and Norman Henjum are part of the unit that served in WWII.
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75-year-old WWII scrapbook helps sister remember brothers who served
July 4, 2017 - 7:32am
June 12, 2017
American Legion Post 2 to rededicate WWII memorial
June 12, 2017 - 4:32pm
May 8, 2017
Unused dairy ration coupons: What is their story?
May 8, 2017 - 6:34am
A filmmaker is working on a documentary about Herman Stern, a North Dakota businessman who helped at least 125 Jews escape Nazi Germany. The film, "The Mission of Herman Stern," is expected to come out this fall. Photo courtesy of Video Arts Studiosplay button
‘ND hero story’: Film in works about Stern’s efforts to save Jews from Nazis
March 8, 2017 - 8:25pm
December 7, 2016
Pearl Harbor survivors Delton Walling (C), Gilbert Meyer (R) and U.S. Navy Admiral Margaret Kibben salute during a ceremony honoring the sailors of the USS Utah at the memorial on Ford Island at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Hawaii December 6, 2016.  REUTERS/Hugh Gentry
On 75th anniversary, U.S. veterans recall Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor
December 7, 2016 - 9:51am