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

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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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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George Takei Invites Donald Trump to His Broadway Show to Learn About Japanese-American Internment 'Unless You're Chicken'

George Takei Invites Donald Trump to His Broadway Show to Learn About Japanese-American Internment 'Unless You're Chicken'

Originally posted 12/10/2015 04:05PM

George Takei is throwing it down.

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77-Year-Old Man Reunites with Polish Woman Whose Family Hid Him During the Holocaust: 'Whoever Saves One Soul, Saves the World'

77-Year-Old Man Reunites with Polish Woman Whose Family Hid Him During the Holocaust: 'Whoever Saves One Soul, Saves the World'

Originally posted 12/03/2015 02:55PM

An Israeli man and Polish woman reunited nearly seven decades after her Catholic family hid the man as a young boy during the Holocaust.

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WWII Veteran Reconnects with Long-Lost Love from the Other Side of the World After 71 Years

Originally posted 11/11/2015 05:35PM

Seventy years after losing touch, 93-year-old veteran Norwood Thomas has found his World War II girlfriend he thought had died.

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