The archives of the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education includes testimonies about the Second World War and the Holocaust from soldiers, liberators
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BEAVERTON, Ore. (KOIN) — A 97-year-old former World War II fighter pilot has started a scooter club at his retirement home that’s a hit with
Former Navy pilot Lt. Cmdr. George Bickford joins Journey of Heroes to view memorials.
Portland, Or. – More than a dozen Oregon veterans head to Washington DC today. The Journey of Heroes trip is to give them an opportunity
This Veterans Day, moviegoers everywhere can witness the most pivotal Pacific battle in World War II: “Midway.” The production reminds viewers just how precariously America’s
Another Marine photographed in the iconic photograph of six men raising a United States flag over Iwo Jima has been misidentified, Marine Corps officials said
They found a stack of WWII love letters for sale. Then they began to unravel the mystery of who wrote them.
The letters, written from 1944 to 1946, were so absorbing — and the two friends stood there reading them for so long — that an
Roland Emmerich is the writer and director behind some of the most badass military military movies of our time. He loves to combine state of
EUGENE, Ore. — The historic World War II B-17 bomber that crashed in Connecticut, killing at least seven people, has ties to Eugene. Jerry Ritter
WWII veteran Jimmie H. Royer attends the ceremony where he was awarded France’s Legion of Honor at VFW Post 346 in Terre Haute, Ind., Sunday,
JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. — The Southern Oregon Submarine Veterans spent Friday afternoon commemorating the World War II bombings of Oregon in 1942. “It doesn’t get as much
MEDFORD, Ore.– Twenty-five southern Oregon veterans returned home Sunday after spending four days touring Washington D.C. The trip was part of Honor Flight – a