Byford Lee Reed has agreed to share his collection of correspondences, photographs and other items from his time spent in the war — from 1952 to 1953 — as part of the 15th Field Artillery Battalion with the Indiana Historical Society.
Ceremonies were held across the United States Saturday to honor the men and women who died on a date that will live on infamy. In Washington, D.C., a Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day was held at the U.S. Navy Memorial.
The Navajo Code Talkers relied on their their native language to develop a code that helped to turn the course of World War II in the favor of the Allies. Of the original group of 29, only one is still alive: Chester Nez.
On a recent late autumn morning, an international group of volunteers dressed in orange jumpsuits fanned out across a small section of the Bannholz Woods looking for the remains of two Americans missing in action since World War II. It didn’t take long for the metal detectors to start pinging.
Lynn O’Shea, whose advocacy for the families of missing U.S. servicemembers caught the attention of Congress and led to changes in the POW/MIA accounting system, died Dec. 5 after a yearlong battle with cancer. She was 65.
The FBI announced that it was no longer actively pursuing its 45-year-old investigation. But that isn't likely to deter the people obsessed with finding the folk legend who vanished in 1971 after parachuting out of a plane with $200,000.
Cemeteries equal quiet catch-up time close to work. Cops, deputies, troopers and others patrolling the roads know this well. But the unknown Civil War soldier and his wife in Down Cemetery unsettled Scott Schwander for more than a decade.
Shared experiences aboard the Navy's most decorated vessel drew 60 former crew members to a reunion this week, but they still can't share their stories. Exploits aboard the spy submarine USS Parche remain classified.