World War 2
The oldest living crew member of the battleship USS Arizona to have survived the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor has died in Northern California at the age of 100.
The Congressional Gold Medal is being awarded Tuesday to 1st Special Service Force— a World War II fighting group made up of 1,800 Americans and Canadian that also known as the “Devils Brigade” and were feared by the Germans. The unit’s commander was San Francisco-born Robert T. Frederick.
Louis Zamperini had been battling pneumonia in recent days. He passed away in Southern California, surrounded by his family.
Brian and Thuy hike deep into mountains and to remote bay are nooks to uncover hidden adventures.
Almost seven decades after fighting in World War II, hundreds of Japanese-American veterans will receive a long-overdue honor: the Congressional Gold Medal.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) _ California lawmakers have passed a resolution acknowledging an often-overlooked group _ the thousands of Italian-Americans who were displaced, arrested and harassed during World War II.