This is an audio recording of interview with B.E.(Gene) Merrill, who was a signalman on the USS West Virginia (BB-48) during the sneak attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United...read more

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Brave and distinguished servicemen Flight Lieutenant Eric Clarke died at 102 in Doncaster (UK). He was part of the Bomber Command during World War II. As a RAF bomber’s crew member his role was as wireless operator and air gunner. He took part in 26 bombings...read more

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 HQ Batallón) October 18, 2015
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Standing in front of the Commonwealth War Cemetery, several Marines stood in ranks in their dress uniforms, waiting to escort former prisoners-of-war and their families into the cemetery. 

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William R. White, a former member of the famed squadron of African American pilots known as the Tuskegee Airmen, died on July 26 at his home in Smithfield. He was 88. "My job was to service the planes to keep them in the air," White said in 2013. ...read more

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 HQ Batallón) July 22, 2015

Alaskan and historian Jeremy Shiok delivers long lost dog tags to WWII vet and Hilton Head Island resident Michael Piscitello about 70 years later.

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Sgt Robert Rigler, 98 years old, is an Arnhem's British hero, who has received Legion d’Honneur for his brave part in the daring mission to evacuate besieged British troops from the Dutch town of Arnhem in September 1944. As well as a mention in despatches...read more

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