World War II

Senate bill aims to name post office after Ernie Pyle

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Indiana Senators introduced a bill to rename the post office in Dana, Indiana, after celebrated war correspondent Ernie Pyle.Read more

Austin World War II nurse turns 100

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The family is asking for birthday cards to be sent.Read more

Retired Army General to mark anniversary of 'largest American battle of WWII' in Belgium

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This will be his fifth trip to Belgium.Read more


One of the last surviving Hoosier WWII veterans passes away on Veterans Day

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A Hoosier veteran, who helped interrogate a Nazi colonel and was nearly shot in the head by a sniper during World War II, passed away on Veterans Day 2019.Read more

2 Hoosier veterans receive high honor from France

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At the Indiana War Memorial Sunday, there were high honors for two Hoosier heroes who helped secure freedom for France during World War II.Read more

Researchers find second warship from WWII Battle of Midway

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A crew of deep-sea explorers and historians looking for lost World War II warships have found a second Japanese aircraft carrier that went down in the historic Battle of...Read more

Deep-sea explorers seek out sunken World War II ships at Midway

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Halfway between the United States and Japan, a research vessel is launching underwater robots miles into the abyss to look for warships from the famed Battle of Midway.Read more

One of the last surviving World War II Medal of Honor recipients has died

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Francis Currey, one of the last three living recipients of the Medal of Honor from World War II, has died.Read more

World War II veteran asked for 100 cards for his 100th birthday - he received more than 100,000

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World War II veteran James South just celebrated his 100th birthday, and this year he had a special request — he wanted 100 birthday cards. He had no idea how many...Read more


B-17 crash raises questions about vintage plane safety

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Since 1982, the National Transportation Safety Board has investigated 21 accidents involving World War II-era bombers. They resulted in 23 deaths.Read more

World War II-era bomber crashes; at least 7 reported dead

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A World War II-era B-17 bomber with 13 people aboard crashed and burned at the Hartford airport after encountering mechanical trouble on takeoff Wednesday, and a state...Read more