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Choir Performs 'Battle Hymn of the Republic' as Fallen Soldier's Remains Are Escorted Off Their Flight

Originally posted 07/27/2016 05:25PM

A group of Iowa students used their voices to pay respect to a fallen soldier whose remains were aboard their flight from Frankfurt to Atlanta on July 18 – an emotional moment captured on video.

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Elie Wiesel Dies at 87: Noble Peace Prize Winner Revealed His Own Holocaust Hell for Millions in Night

Originally posted 07/02/2016 04:45PM

Nobel Peace Prize laureate, award-winning author and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel has died. He was 87.

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Credit: Joe Rosenthal/AP
Marines Say They Misidentified Soldier in Iconic World War II Iwo Jima Flag-Raising Photo

Marines Say They Misidentified Soldier in Iconic World War II Iwo Jima Flag-Raising Photo

Originally posted 06/23/2016 04:25PM

A man long credited as one of the six soldiers photographed raising the American flag over Iwo Jima in World War II was misidentified, the Marine Corps admitted.

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Credit: Courtesy Eileen Kotarski
World War II Lovebirds Celebrate 70th Wedding Anniversary: 'They've Stuck Together Through Thick and Thin'

UpdatePosted 05/30/2016 04:15PM

World War II Lovebirds Celebrate 70th Wedding Anniversary: 'They've Stuck Together Through Thick and Thin'

Originally posted 01/15/2016 11:45AM

Their love story spans decades.

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Credit: Courtesy Judy Funk
70 Years Later, WWII Soldier's Mess Kit Found by Metal Detector and Returned to New Jersey Family

UpdatePosted 05/30/2016 02:50PM

70 Years Later, WWII Soldier's Mess Kit Found by Metal Detector and Returned to New Jersey Family

Originally posted 03/07/2016 03:40PM

A World War II mess kit hidden for over 70 years under French soil was discovered with a metal detector and returned to the Purple Heart recipient's family in New Jersey.

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Credit: Courtesy The National WWII Museum
Veterans from World War II's All-Black Aviation Unit on How They Shattered Racial Stereotypes: 'We Proved That Thinking Wrong'

Veterans from World War II's All-Black Aviation Unit on How They Shattered Racial Stereotypes: 'We Proved That Thinking Wrong'

Originally posted 04/20/2016 09:30AM

Ten years after Charles McGee returned home from World War II as an accomplished fighter pilot and Army Captain, he couldn't get a job as a commercial airline pilot.

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UpdatePosted 02/10/2016 01:55PM

71 Years Later, WWII Vet Reunites with Wartime Girlfriend in Australia: 'This Is the Most Wonderful Thing'

Originally posted 02/10/2016 11:55AM

Grab a tissue! After help from hundreds of strangers and one hopelessly romantic airline, WWII veteran Norwood Thomas has made it to New Zealand to reunite with his long, lost wartime girlfriend.

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