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World War II

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Sausalito Homeowner Finds WWII Grenade In Front Yard

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.

06/08/2012

American cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, western France. (Photo credit: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Non-Commemoration Of D-Day Is Inexcusable

Wednesday of this week was a meaningful and historic day for Americans, and President Barack Obama was too busy campaigning and raising reelection funds to properly commemorate the day. Beyond being wrong, it is inexcusable. […]

06/07/2012

USS Iowa

USS Iowa Leaves Port Of Richmond

The ship is scheduled to dock next month in Los Angeles, where it will become a museum.

05/26/2012

Tuskegee Airmen arrive at the 43rd NAACP Image Awards held at The Shrine Auditorium on February 17, 2012 in Los Angeles. (Mark Davis/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

Tuskegee Airmen Honored At San Francisco Documentary Screening

Several Tuskegee Airmen were in San Francisco Tuesday night to attend a screening of a documentary that tells the story…

02/22/2012

California Internment Camp

Day Of Remembrance Held In San Francisco’s Japantown

It was 70 years ago that then U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt issued the executive order that led to the internment of more than 110,000 Japanese Americans during World War II.

02/19/2012

George Lucas' High-Flying Adventure 'Red Tails' Grounded In History

George Lucas’ High-Flying Adventure ‘Red Tails’ Grounded In History

The history of the Tuskegee Airmen is significant and “Red Tails,” Bay Area film maker George Lucas’ labor of love, some 23 years in the making…

01/20/2012

Carl Clark. (CBS)

WWII Navy Vet Receives Long Overdue Honor At Moffett Field

In the naval battles of the Second World War, there were many acts of heroism. But what Carl Clark did wasn’t recognized until Tuesday at Moffett Field

01/17/2012

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WWII-Era Hand Grenade Found By San Anselmo Work Crew

A World War II-era hand grenade was found near a creek bed in San Anselmo Thursday, police said.

01/13/2012

USS West Virginia (BB-48) afire forward, immediately after the Japanese air attack at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. USS Tennessee (BB-43) is on the sunken battleship's opposite side. (US Navy)

70 Years Later, Pearl Harbor Survivor To Speak Aboard Alameda’s USS Hornet

Wednesday marks the 70th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack, which left 2,402 Americans dead and drew the country into World War II. A Bay Area survivor is the main speaker at the remembrance onboard the USS Hornet in Alameda.

12/07/2011

Japanese-American soldiers who fought in World War II. (CBS)

Japanese-American WWII Vets To Receive Long Overdue Honor

Almost seven decades after fighting in World War II, hundreds of Japanese-American veterans will receive a long-overdue honor: the Congressional Gold Medal.

11/01/2011

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