Bay Area Holocaust Survivor Shares His Inspiring Escape Story With ThousandsFor sharing his Holocaust survivor story with tens of thousands of people in the last 16 years, this Jefferson Award in the Bay Area goes to Herbert Heller.
'All-Out Effort': Bay Area Navy Veteran Recalls Vicious Iwo Jima Battle On 75th AnniversaryOn the 75th anniversary of the bloody Battle of Iwo Jima, two Bay Area men spoke about what it was like for those who were there and what it meant to those who followed them into military service.
Memorial Service Honoring Lost WWII Submariners Held At Mare IslandA quiet ceremony was held at Mare Island to honor fallen WWII submariners who don't usually get a lot of fanfare.
WWII Veterans Dying At Alarming RateAccording to the Veteran’s Administration, World War Two vets are dying at a rate of nearly 500 each day. That means there are approximately 885,000 veterans remaining out of the 16 million who served the nation then.
26 WWII Vets Sought For Honor Flight To Washington D.C.Oakland Vice Mayor Annie Campbell Washington launched a public outreach campaign Tuesday aimed at finding 26 Oakland World War II veterans to participate in an honor flight to Washington, D.C., this fall to celebrate their service to the U.S.
Stunning WWII Secrets Found In French Secret Service ArchivesNewly explored WWII French secret service archives reveal that Coco Chanel was documented as an agent by the Nazi intelligence organization, the Abwehr.
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Survey: Millennial Millionaires Feel Most Pressure To 'Keep Up With The Joneses'A survey of millenial millionaires reveals they are the most insecure generation of them all.
WWII-Era Hand Grenade Found In Car Sold To Fairfield Auto Salvage YardSolano County sheriff’s deputies Wednesday afternoon located a hand grenade inside a vehicle sold to an auto salvage yard in unincorporated Fairfield, a sheriff’s spokesman said.
Alameda Airman Laid To Rest 70-Years After Being Shot Down Over Germany In WWIIAfter seven decades, an airman from Alameda who was shot down in World War II was finally given a proper burial.
Stanford Professor Arrested With WWII-Era Grenade At Los Angeles Airport; Charges To Be DroppedA Stanford University professor arrested at Los Angeles International Airport for allegedly having a grenade in his luggage says he was returning from his late father’s home with the World War II-era souvenir.
WWII Veteran Recounts Story Of Saving JFK From PT 109 During San Rafael EventA retired Lieutenant Commander credited with rescuing John F. Kennedy during World War II recounted his experience in front of a packed crowd in San Rafael Monday.
Bomb Squad Detonates WWII Grenade Found In South San Francisco HomeA bomb squad was called to a South San Francisco home on Friday after a live World War II-era hand grenade was discovered in a garage, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office.
Bay Area WWII Soldier's Remains Returning HomeA 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.
Pair Of Gulls Nesting On WWII Ship In SF Bay Expecting ChicksA pair of Western Gulls with a nest on a famous World War II ship docked along San Francisco’s waterfront are about to become parents.