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May 24, 2018
Jack Thurman is a Mitchell native and was a marine during World War II who was at Iwo Jima. Thurman will be having a book signing ceremony following the dedication of the Mitchell Veterans Park on Saturday. Matt Gade / Forum News Service
Mitchell native who was at Iwo Jima returns home for Memorial Day
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May 20, 2018
World War II Army Air Corps pilot Ernest "Hod" Hutson stands in his Grafton, N.D. home on Thursday, May 17, 2018. Nick Nelson / Forum News Service
ND WWII veteran reflects on a lifelong love of aviation
May 20, 2018 - 7:11am
April 12, 2018
ND Jew reflects on Holocaust and Heroism Memorial Day
April 12, 2018 - 6:34pm
April 9, 2018
Richard Overton, on the cusp of turning 112, grew up hearing his grandfather's stories of being a slave in Tennessee. When his grandfather was freed, he moved to Texas, where his family settled. Washington Post photo by Jahi Chikwendiu
On the cusp of turning 112, a whirlwind life for the oldest living World War II veteran
April 9, 2018 - 11:17am
October 14, 2017
World War II veteran Ralph Oehlke, second from right, talks on Saturday, Oct. 14, about the landing at Guadalcanal in the South Pacific Theater in 1942. Other North Dakota veterans from the 164th Infantry Regiment talking in Bismarck about their experiences at the battle were, from left to right, Richard Stevens, Louis Hanson, Dennis Ferk and Douglas Burtell. (Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune)
Guardsmen gather for 75th anniversary of Battle of Guadalcanal
October 14, 2017 - 7:09pm
July 30, 2017
Bottineau County sailor killed at Pearl Harbor coming home
July 30, 2017 - 7:08pm
June 15, 2017
Pearl Harbor veteran's remains coming home to ND
June 15, 2017 - 2:01pm
June 10, 2017
U.S. Marines from Wahpeton, N.D., carry the remains of Field Musician First Class Warren G. Nelson to his burial site in Lakota, N.D., Saturday. Nelson was killed in action Nov. 20, 1943, in the South Pacific. His remains were recently identified. (Andrew Hazzard / Forum News Service)
73 years after death in WWII, warrior's remains laid to rest in North Dakota
June 10, 2017 - 6:49pm
May 14, 2017
Members of the WDAY Honor Flight tour the Iwo Jima Memorial on Sunday, May 14, 2017, in Washington D.C. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
22 family members greet Pelican Rapids World War II veteran after Honor Flight arrives in D.C.
May 14, 2017 - 8:41pm
April 22, 2017
Washburn man survived kamikaze's crash aboard ship during World War II
April 22, 2017 - 5:15pm
February 19, 2017
Roy Takeno stands behind a table addressing a town hall meeting with an American flag on the wall behind him at the Manzanar War Relocation Center in California, in this 1943 handout photo. Courtesy Ansel Adams / Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, LC-A35-4-M-10/Handout via Reuters
75 years later, Japanese Americans recall pain of internment camps
February 19, 2017 - 8:30am
December 27, 2016
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Congressman helps family find lost military record, medals
December 27, 2016 - 9:52pm
December 5, 2016
U.S. President Barack Obama, left, carries a wreath as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe looks on, in front of a cenotaph at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, Japan May 27, 2016. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
Abe to become first Japanese PM to visit Pearl Harbor
December 5, 2016 - 5:14pm
May 28, 2016
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A hero's service, burial for Minnesota man who died in WWII but unidentified for decades
May 28, 2016 - 11:19pm
April 1, 2016
Leland Brand stands in front of his latest plane on his family ranch in Taylor on Thursday. The 94 year-old planes to keep flying as long as he can. 
(Press Photo by Kalsey Stults)
Age doesn’t deter passion that keeps Taylor’s Leland Brand an active pilot
April 1, 2016 - 10:19pm
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