Japanese-American WWII War Hero Ben Kuroki DiesBen Kuroki, who overcame the American military's discriminatory policies to become the only Japanese American to fly over Japan during World War II, has died. He was 98.
WWII Fighter Ace, Battle Of Guadalcanal Hero Fritz Payne DiesFrederick R. "Fritz" Payne, a World War II fighter ace who left his mark on aviation and wartime history by shooting down six Japanese warplanes during the Battle of Guadalcanal, a bloody, months-long confrontation that helped change the course of the war, has died at age 104.
British Hero Who Saved Children From Holocaust Remembered By Local SurvivorLux says that Winton not only saved his life, but allowed him to have three children, five grandchildren and further generations to come.
WWII Vet Says Burglars Posed As SoCal Edison Subcontractors, Stole MemorabiliaPolice say the suspects knocked on the door of Bill Berger's West Covina home May 30, stealing the 93-year-old's safe from his master bedroom.
France Gives Nation's Highest Honor To 19 WWII Veterans In SoCalOn Friday, the French consul general presented the veterans with the rank of knight in the National Order of the Legion of Honor.
Son of 'Unbroken' Hero Louis Zamperini To Land At Flight Museum Aboard WWII Bomber The son of World War II veteran and subject of the 2014 film "Unbroken" Louis Zamerini will arrive at the Western Museum of Flight on Monday on-board a replica of the aircraft his father piloted.
Duo Looks To Locate Former Marine, Return Acquired Box Of Military KeepsakesThe winners of a box of trinkets and mementos that belonged to a former US marine , originally won at a storage facility auction, are attempting to track the former owner down to return it.
2 Tuskegee Airmen, Friends Who Enlisted Together, Die On Same Day At Their LA HomesRelatives say Clarence E. Huntley Jr. and Joseph Shambrey, both 91, died last Monday. Huntley and Shambrey were friends who enlisted together in 1942.
73 Years Later, Survivors Remember Pearl Harbor AttackTwo survivors of the Pearl Harbor attack boarded the USS Iowa Sunday for the 73rd anniversary.
How An Old Firefighting Watchtower Got Turned Into A HomeWhen the Mendenhall-Mahoney family moved in, the tower was cramped, but they made it work.
Appeals Court Revives Case For Art Seized In WWII A federal appeals court has revived a New York woman's lawsuit against a Pasadena museum to return two 500-year-old paintings seized by Nazis during World War II.
Stanford Professor Arrested At LAX Says Grenade Was Old Souvenir 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.
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