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August 16, 2018
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Searchers find sunken stern of doomed World War II destroyer off Alaskan coast
August 16, 2018 - 2:34pm
August 6, 2018
John Bartholomay talks about his time in the service while reminiscing from his north Fargo apartment. David Samson / Forum News Service
Big Leonard, N.D., family was 'USA all the way!'
August 6, 2018 - 8:00am
July 21, 2018
An employee removes a pizza from an oven at a Domino's Pizza restaurant in Chantilly, Virginia, on Feb. 20, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg
Five myths about pizza
July 21, 2018 - 5:32pm
July 9, 2018
Fabian and Shatz last saw each other when Shatz extricated Fabian from prison in communist Slovakia in the 1950s. Photo for The Washington Post courtesy of Yveta Martson.
They survived the Holocaust, and then he rescued her from communism. Sixty-five years later, they've reunited.
July 9, 2018 - 3:00pm
June 27, 2018
Fred Korematsu / Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.
How the Supreme Court struck down a WWII-era travesty when it upheld Trump's travel ban
June 27, 2018 - 7:54am
June 24, 2018
Julius Pieper, left, and Ludwig Pieper. MUST CREDIT: Photo courtesy of Susan Lawrence
Twin brothers died side by side in World War II. Now, they're finally buried side by side.
June 24, 2018 - 8:00am
June 4, 2018
Mike Beck has undertaken the task of assembling a North Dakota prisoner of war internment camp building at Buckstop Junction. Beck and others rescued the World War II-era buildings from a date with the wrecking ball in 2011 and brought the pieces to the pioneer village east of Bismarck. During WWII, the internment camp at Fort Lincoln, which is now United Tribes Technical College, housed prisoners of war from Germany and Japan. Tom Stromme, Bismarck Tribune
A piece of history: Structure from WWII internment camp to be reassembled in Bismarck
June 4, 2018 - 5:00am
May 28, 2018
A few of Grand Forks native John H. O'Keefe's military keepsakes are displayed from his service as a bomber pilot in WWII. Eric Hylden / Forum News Serviceplay button
WWII plane at Grand Forks Air Force Base honors heroism of pilot
May 28, 2018 - 8:22am
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
May 24, 2018 - 8:35pm
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
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