World War II

Researchers find second warship from WWII Battle of Midway

Published:
Updated:
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

Published:
Updated:
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

Published:
Updated:
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

Published:
Updated:
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

Published:
Updated:
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

Published:
Updated:
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

France to honor 94-year-old WWII veteran with top honor

Published:
Updated:
A 94-year-old World War II veteran from western Indiana will receive France's highest honor later this month for his wartime service.Read more

WWII-era ship docked in southeast Indiana this weekend

Published:
Updated:
A piece of America's history is on display on the Ohio River in southern Indiana.Read more

Museum searches for Texas veteran's family after his WWII dog tag was found in England

Published:
Updated:
A museum in Oxfordshire, England is asking for help finding the family of a World War II veteran from Waco.Read more


Missing dog tag lost in World War II returned to family decades later

Published:
Updated:
A soldier's dog tag that's been missing for more than 75 years has finally been returned to a family in Evansville.Read more

At 98, World War II veteran is still working, 'going for 100'

Published:
Updated:
He credits his time in the army for his work ethic and a sense of gratitude after getting shot down during the war.Read more