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World War II

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
December 15, 2015
Holten: Things you thought you knew about WWII
December 15, 2015 - 5:52pm
March 25, 2015
Jeff and Kay Peterson hold a World War II memorabilia box like the one stolen from their home on Tuesday, Mar 24, 2015, in Grand Forks, N.D. (Logan Werlinger/Forum News Service)
Stolen memories: Local family has World War II memorabilia stolen during home invasion
March 25, 2015 - 5:30am
February 12, 2015
Press Photo by Linda Sailer
Nick Symionow relaxes Wednesday at Hawks Point, where he spoke about his combat experiences in North Africa, Sicily and Italy.
From Africa to Europe: Dickinson veteran Nick Symionow details World War II experiences
February 12, 2015 - 2:45pm
November 11, 2014
Families of the missing in action fight time and bureaucracy
November 11, 2014 - 10:03pm
September 19, 2014
Bismarck Tribune Photo by Mike McCleary
World War II veterans Louis Hanson, left, 95, of Bismarck, and Dennis Ferk, 93, from New Mexico talk Friday about a lighter moment in their service with the North Dakota Army National Guard's 164th Infantry Regiment at Friday's reunion in Mandan. The pair fought in the harrowing battle of Guadalcanal against the Japanese in the south Pacific Ocean in 1942.
Vets reuniting: Regiment honored for South Pacific heroics gathering for weekend
September 19, 2014 - 10:59pm
May 4, 2014
DHS students create World War II exhibits
May 4, 2014 - 12:50am
March 13, 2014
FNS Photo by Dave Wallis
John Stern (left), representing the living family members, looks at the painting of his grandfather Herman Stern, who posthumously received the Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider Award on Thursday in Fargo. North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple (from left), North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger and Merl Paaverud, director of the State Historical Society, were on stage to unveil the portrait.
Stern earns Rough Rider Award: Relatives remember Straus Clothing manager
March 13, 2014 - 9:55pm
December 21, 2013
Monke: The loss and celebration of a family patriarch
December 21, 2013 - 4:09pm
December 6, 2013
Press Photo by Katherine Grandstrand
Anton Tuhy receives three medals from Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., on Friday in the Veterans Room at the Stark County Court House. Anton earned the medals and a lapel pin while serving in the U.S. Army during World War II. Anton served from 1944 to 1946 and was stationed in the Philippines.
WWII vet receives long-earned medals
December 6, 2013 - 9:54pm
July 15, 2013
Floating vengeance
July 15, 2013 - 12:04am
March 27, 2013
Watford City's Donald Diederich, left, receives his World War II medals from Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., Tuesday afternoon in the Stark County Courthouse in Dickinson.
Watford City WWII vet receives medals
March 27, 2013 - 12:00am
Annual Devils Lake veterans gathering on hold
February 27, 2013 - 12:00am
November 11, 2012
St. Benedict's Health Center activities assistant Lilly Kiemele, standing, urges the residents to join in and sing during Thursday morning's Veterans Day sing-along at the center, where several residents were recognized for their service in the military.
Remember: In honoring the nation's veterans, residents of St. Benedict's Health Center honor their own
November 11, 2012 - 12:00am