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.
For some of the men, the recognition will come more than 70 years after their acts of bravery and heroism.
Hall of Fame broadcaster Jerry Coleman, a former second baseman for the New York Yankees who interrupted his pro career to fly as a Marine Corps pilot in World War II and Korea, died Sunday after a brief illness, the San Diego Padres said. He was 89.
A petition asking for the removal of a bronze statue in the city of Glendale has been submitted to President Barack Obama’s website, “We the People.”
Two World War II grenades were found Thursday morning in a shed behind a San Fernando Valley home.
As part of a historic effort to learn more about the long-term effects of radiation, doctors in Torrance are working with local survivors of the atomic bombings of Japan in World War II.
Military medals – including a Purple Heart – lost for nearly 70 years were returned to a decorated veteran’s Thousand Oaks family.
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.
A Cerritos woman spent 30 years researching her late Dad’s life.
Award-winning filmmaker Steven C. Barber is releasing a new documentary Memorial Day. “Until They Are Home”, a sequel to his “Return To Tarawa”, focuses on the search for the remains of U.S. Marines killed in the World War II battle of Tarawa.
A new documentary has opened chronicling the first internment camps that opened during World War II here in Southern California.
An 87-year-old World War II veteran visiting Palm Springs for a reunion was hit by a car and killed.
Sheriff’s deputies are searching for whoever dropped off three aged military explosives at a Coachella recycling center.
Having already done the Civil War and World War II, Ken Burns is working on a documentary about the Vietnam War.