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Remains of 36 Marines Killed in Bloody WWII Battle Return Home After More Than 70 Years

Remains of 36 Marines Killed in Bloody WWII Battle Return Home After More Than 70 Years

Originally posted 07/27/2015 12:20PM

More than 70 years ago, they died in one of the bloodiest battles of World War II. Now, they've returned home.

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President Obama Meets Nation's Oldest Veteran, 110, Calls Her a 'Trailblazer' (PHOTO)

President Obama Meets Nation's Oldest Veteran, 110, Calls Her a 'Trailblazer' (PHOTO)

Originally posted 07/17/2015 04:20PM

Emma Didlake was a 38-year-old wife and mother of five children when she felt the call to service in 1943 as the country was in the midst of World War II.

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Meet a World War II Veteran Who's a Bona Fide Athlete – at 100 Years Old

100-Year-Old Man Competes in Meijer State Games of Michigan Despite Age Bracket Ending at 99

Originally posted 06/29/2015 03:15PM

Fred Winter does 100 push-ups a day – one for each year he has been alive.

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Audrey Hepburn Weighed 88 Lbs. After World War II, Son Reveals

Audrey Hepburn Weighed 88 Lbs. After World War II, Son Reveals

Originally posted 06/23/2015 09:00AM

Although Audrey Hepburn has always been held up as a model of thinness, her son reveals that the root of her thin physique was her extreme malnourishment during the war.

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70 Years Later, Female World War II Vet Takes to the Sky Again

Originally posted 05/19/2015 09:15PM

[YOUTUBE "NvrlTzeFRKs"] During World War II, Joy Lofthouse flew Supermarine Spitfire planes over Britain as part of her county's Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA), taking the planes from the factories that assembled them to Royal Air Force stations.

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89-Year-Old World War II Veteran Receives High School Diploma

89-Year-Old World War II Veteran Receives High School Diploma

Originally posted 05/12/2015 12:15PM

It took him over 70 years to do it, but World War II veteran Billy Mills has earned his high school diploma.

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Holocaust Survivors Emotionally Reunite with Soldier Who Helped Free Them

Holocaust Survivors Emotionally Reunite with Soldier Who Helped Free Them

Originally posted 04/30/2015 12:30PM

George Rose was just eighteen when the American soldier walked through the gates of the Dachau concentration camp as a liberator.

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Nazi Guard Testifies About Taking Auschwitz Victims' Money: 'They Didn't Need It Anymore'

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Nazi Guard Testifies About Taking Auschwitz Victims' Money: 'They Didn't Need It Anymore'

Originally posted 04/22/2015 11:35AM

The trial for a former guard at Auschwitz, who's charged with 300,000 counts of accessory to murder, began in Lüneburg, Germany on Tuesday with testimony that drew audible gasps from the assembled audience.

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Former Nazi Guard, 93, Charged with 300,000 Counts of Accessory to Murder

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Former Nazi Guard, 93, Charged with 300,000 Counts of Accessory to Murder

Originally posted 04/20/2015 06:50PM

A former guard at Auschwitz will head to trial on Tuesday in Lüneburg, Germany, where he's charged with 300,000 counts of accessory to murder.

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How an Author Is Coping with the Discovery That Her Grandpa Was a Nazi

How an Author Is Coping with Discovery That Her Grandpa Was Schindler's List Nazi

Originally posted 03/27/2015 03:30PM

There was shock and "trembling" when Jennifer Teege first learned the secret her biological family kept hidden: Her grandfather was the sadistic Nazi officer portrayed in Schindler's List.

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