World War II
Palo Alto World War II Hero To Receive Medals Promised But Never Received After Battlefield Injuries
A 90-year-old Palo Alto army veteran will be formally recognized Wednesday evening for his bravery and service in World War II with the medals he was promised by the military, but never received.
The Santa Clara County sheriff’s bomb squad disposed of three World War II-era hand grenades found in a home near San Jose Thursday afternoon, a sheriff’s spokesman said.
Wayne F. Miller, who produced some of the most indelible combat images of World War II & created a ground-breaking series of portraits, has died…
KCBS Entertainment Editor Jan Wahl reviews “Lore,” a German-language film that chronicles the Post-World War II journey of a group of children…
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Major League Baseball held a ceremony before Game 2 honoring World War II-era veterans who also played in the majors as part of its Welcome Back Veterans program.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood visited the armada of decaying warships in Suisun Bay on Friday to announce the U.S. Marine Administration has already removed and recycled 36 of the fleet’s original 57 vessels.
A Bay Area soldier who died during World War II will be buried near his boyhood home after his remains were discovered on a remote island in the South Pacific.
A symbol of the Bay Area’s role in fighting World War II may be asked to pay rent or lose its home, if a Richmond lawmaker’s proposal is approved.
A Sausalito resident replacing a mailbox post found a potentially explosive surprise on Wednesday – a World War II-era grenade buried in the front yard, police said.