World War II Navy veteran Will Lehner recalls sinking a Japanese submarine while aboard USS Ward during the onset of the attack on Pearl Harbor. 

USS Ward fired the first American shot in World War II. USS Ward (DD-139) was a 1,267 t Wickes-class destroyer in the United States Navy...read more

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After 70 years, World War II Pilot Flies the B-25 again! Col Hugh Maxwell, Jr. is a WWII U.S. Army Air Forces/Corps Veteran. During this conflict his highest achivied rank was Second Lieutenant. He was based in several location during his service: Orlando Air Force Base (AFB), Florida; Mitchell...read more

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Dr. Ed McAninch, a longtime Camas physician, a 90-year-old WWII veteran this month received the French Legion of Honor medal – France’s highest honor -- 70 years after he aided an assault on a French farmhouse that was later revealed to be a high-value...read more

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Tueller played his trumpet every evening throughout the war. During the D-Day invasion at Normandy, they were forced to camp out in dark, muddy, rainy conditions with nothing to eat after a day of flying. Supply trucks had been destroyed and the pilots lived off the land for two weeks and slept...read more

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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. 

"I love the welcome they gave...read more

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