Frederick 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.
Lux says that Winton not only saved his life, but allowed him to have three children, five grandchildren and further generations to come.
Police 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.
On Friday, the French consul general presented the veterans with the rank of knight in the National Order of the Legion of Honor.
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.
The 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.
Relatives say Clarence E. Huntley Jr. and Joseph Shambrey, both 91, died last Monday. Huntley and Shambrey were friends who enlisted together in 1942.
Two survivors of the Pearl Harbor attack boarded the USS Iowa Sunday for the 73rd anniversary.
When the Mendenhall-Mahoney family moved in, the tower was cramped, but they made it work.
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.
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.
A local man was surprised to learn that the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum located the Navy dive bomber flown by his father in WWII.
Two elderly World War II veterans flew through the Los Angeles International Airport Friday morning on their way to a memorial ceremony at Iwo Jima in Japan.
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.