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World War II

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
15 hours 5 min ago
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 13, 2017
The remains of Gunner's Mate 1st Class Arthur Neuenschwander, one of 429 men killed when the USS Oklahoma capsized at its berth during the attack on Pearl Harbor, will be buried next to his parents at Hillside Cemetery in Fessenden, N.D., on Saturday, June 24. Courtesy / Ross Johnson
Coming home: Pearl Harbor attack veteran to be buried in Fessenden cemetery
June 13, 2017 - 5:24pm
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
December 28, 2016
Sgt. Robert Johnston
Congressman helps family find lost military record, medals
December 28, 2016 - 7:36am
October 10, 2016
British journalist Clare Hollingworth, the first correspondent to report the outbreak of World War II, sits in front of a birthday cake Monday during a party celebrating her 105th birthday in Hong Kong, China. REUTERS/Bobby Yip
Famed war journalist celebrates 105th birthday in Hong Kong
October 10, 2016 - 11:00am
December 7, 2015
Details of how much damage had been dealt to the U.S. military in the Dec. 7, 1941, Imperial Japanese Navy attack on Pearl Harbor didn't make its way to wire services and mainland newspapers until days and weeks later, such as this 
photo in The Jamestown Sun on Dec. 18, 1941. Tom LaVenture | THE SUN
Pearl Harbor changed a community
December 7, 2015 - 11:01am
October 6, 2015
Melvin Bork looks at a photo of himself from when he was serving in the Army’s 164th Infantry while his wife of 50 years, Dorothy, looks on at Sheyenne Crossings in West Fargo, N.D. 
Carrie Snyder / The Forum
Veteran recalls serving with 164th Infantry in WWII
October 6, 2015 - 7:06am
August 15, 2015
Japan PM Abe sends offering to shrine for war dead on WW2 anniversary
August 15, 2015 - 2:00am
June 20, 2015
George (front L) and Miko Kaihara (front R) are surrounded by family members in the Tustin High School Science Center prior to the graduation ceremony in Tustin, Calif., Thursday. REUTERS/Mark Eliot/Tustin Unified School District/Handout via Reuters
Japanese-American couple interned by U.S. in WW2 get high school diplomas
June 20, 2015 - 2:00pm
May 10, 2015
England celebrates 70th anniversary of VE Day
May 10, 2015 - 11:00am
June 5, 2014
Who won the war? Russians take a different view on D-Day
June 5, 2014 - 3:00pm