World War II
The public memorial service was held at the Zamperini Stadium at Torrance High School, the legend’s alma mater, and included flyovers, a symbolic lap around the track and public addresses from the late hero’s family.
An 89-year-old man who missed his 1942 graduation because he was locked in an internment camp for Japanese-Americans has finally fulfilled his dream.
John Shick watched people die to his left and right and never felt he was going to be among the casualties.
A 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.
Walter D. Ehlers died Thursday at a Long Beach hospital of kidney failure. He was 92, and his passing leaves only seven surviving World War II Medal of Honor recipients.
Thanks to a member of Congress, a World War II veteran’s stolen medals have been replaced.
A Fullerton couple who married on New Year’s Eve is pleading for the return of a valuable family keepsake lost on their wedding day.
A New Year’s Day Rose Parade float will honor the unsung heroes of World War II—female aviators.
Hundreds gathered at events throughout the Southland in honor of Veterans Day Monday.
A high school in Downey is honoring former students who lost their lives in World War II.
A Costa Mesa great-grandfather was awarded France’s highest civilian honor nearly seventy years after he enlisted to fight in World War II.
On the 69th anniversary of D-Day, a veteran soldier recalled forecasting the weather to help save lives during World War II.
A large amount of military ordnance from World War II have been cleared after being discovered at a home.
On Sunday, decades after he won it, Hyla Merin will receive her father’s Purple Heart, along with a Silver Star she never knew he’d won and a half-dozen other medals.
John Wells, a 93-year-old World War II pilot, recently returned to Australia for a plaque dedication in honor of the 22nd Bomb Group.