- Ex-POW Jessica Lynch to be guest at W.Va. benefit concert Updated: Jul-28-15 3:19 am
WHEELING, West Virginia - Former prisoner of war Jessica Lynch will highlight a holiday country music fundraiser in Wheeling.
- Ex-POW Lynch to appear at film screening in Buckeye Updated: Jul-24-15 6:14 am
BUCKEYE, Arizona - Former prisoner of war Jessica Lynch will be in Arizona next month to screen her acting debut.
- Official: Mitsubishi may extend WWII apology to others Updated: Jul-22-15 7:48 am
TOKYO - An outside director of Mitsubishi Materials said Wednesday that the company hopes to apologize to former British, Dutch and Australian World War II POWs, and also reach an amicable agreement with Chinese forced laborers, following a landmark apology to American POWs earlier this week.
- 70 years after WWII, Japanese company apologizes to US POWs Updated: Jul-19-15 11:26 pm
LOS ANGELES - Saying they felt a "deep sense of ethical responsibility for a past tragedy," executives from a major Japanese corporation gave an unprecedented apology Sunday to a 94-year-old U.S. prisoner of war for using American POWs for forced labor during World War II.
- Director optimistic as veteran recovery efforts streamline Updated: Jul-15-15 1:31 pm
HONOLULU - The new director of a streamlined program to identify the missing remains of war veterans says he's optimistic that goals will be reached this year.
- Ex-POW to speak at Vietnam veteran convention in Springfield Updated: Jul-09-15 6:49 am
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - A Vietnam veteran who was a prisoner of war for more than seven and a half years will be the highlighted speaker at the Vietnam Veterans of America's convention in Springfield later this month.
- 70 years later, WWII bombardier receives presidential honor Updated: Jul-07-15 9:21 pm
WASHINGTON - At 22, 2nd Lt. John Pedevillano was the youngest bombardier in the U.S. Army Air Corps' 306th Bomb Group when he was shot down by Nazi fighter pilots in Germany in 1944.
- Review: From Holocaust survivor to Medal of Honor recipient Updated: Jul-07-15 11:31 am
"Single Handed" (Berkley), by Daniel M. Cohen
- POW-MIA chief to push for private-group aid to find war dead Updated: Jul-06-15 1:06 pm
WASHINGTON - The head of the Pentagon's new agency in charge of recovering and identifying remains of U.S. war dead said he will push for more partnering with private groups that have resources and interest to help reinvigorate a troubled POW-MIA accounting mission.
- ND POW-MIA memorial dedication set at Veterans Cemetery Updated: Jul-03-15 2:07 am
MANDAN, North Dakota - A dedication ceremony is planned at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery for a memorial to prisoners of war and soldiers missing in action.
- World War II POWs from Colorado get long-delayed medals Updated: Jul-02-15 6:11 pm
LAKEWOOD, Colorado - Stooped with age but still smiling and joking, three Colorado veterans who were taken prisoner by the German military in World War II got their medals Thursday, more than 70 years after they were liberated.