Tag: WWII

Former United States Marine and Navajo code talker Sam Holiday salutes the flag at a ceremony honoring the Navajo Code Talkers and their contributions to the American war effort in World War II on Monday, Sept. 28, 2015, at Camp Pendleton, Calif. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

Navajo Code Talker Dies at 94

Samuel Tom Holiday, one of the last surviving World War II Navajo code talkers, passed away in Utah on Monday.

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The Top War Movies to Watch on Memorial Day

With Memorial Day weekend upon us, patriots may want to spend a few hours remembering some of our greatest war films. Here we will talk briefly about over thirty war films. Some stir the patriot’s blood, others are amusing, many harrowing, still more are foreboding with a subtle anti-war message.

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Texas War Vet’s Remains Return Home after 76 Years

The family of a World War II U.S. Navy sailor killed in the attack on Pearl Harbor will finally be able to lay him to rest after officials identified his remains. He was previously buried in a mass grave in Hawaii.

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Macron Tells Young People: Use Democracy to Fight Barbarity

ORADOUR-SUR-GLANE, France (AP) – French President Emmanuel Macron has called on young people to remember past wars and use democratic means to fight against today’s barbarities during a commemoration at the site of the deadliest massacre in Nazi-occupied France. Macron

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Poland Unveils Memorial to WWII Hero Slain by Communists

WARSAW, Poland (AP) – Warsaw’s mayor has unveiled a monument to a World War II hero who volunteered to go to Auschwitz and informed firsthand on the atrocities there but later was killed by the communist regime. Witold PILECKI Polish resistance

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London Neighbourhood Evacuated After WWII Bomb Found

LONDON (AP) — A British Army bomb disposal team has been called in to dispose of a 500-pound World War II bomb found buried on a building site in northwest London. Schools, businesses and homes were evacuated and roads closed

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Patriots Coach Bill Belichick Will Narrate Documentary ‘D-Day: Over Normandy’

Five-time Super Bowl winning coach Bill Belichick has been tapped to step out from behind his coaching clipboard and in front of a microphone to narrate a new World War II documentary about the famed D-Day invasion of Normandy, launched by Allied Forces that led to the end of the biggest war in human history.

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Royal Navy Disposes of Suspected WWII Bomb in London

LONDON (AFP) – Britain’s Royal Navy has disposed of a suspected World War II bomb discovered in London’s River Thames close to parliament, leading to the closure of two bridges, police said Friday.

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Queen Leads UK in Honoring War Dead on Remembrance Sunday

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has led Britain in honoring the country’s war dead during the annual Remembrance Sunday service. The monarch joined past and present political leaders, the royal family and hundreds of veterans at a solemn ceremony

Japanese First Lady Prays, Lays Flowers at Pearl Harbor

Japanese First Lady Prays, Lays Flowers at Pearl Harbor

While her husband was entertaining an audience in Brazil dressed as the video game character Super Mario, Japanese First Lady Akie Abe was paying respects to the American soldiers killed during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

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Remains of WWII Pilot Returned to Texas for Burial After 71 Years

HOUSTON, Texas — The remains of a WWII pilot missing since his plane disappeared in 1945 were returned to Texas on Wednesday for burial with full military honors. The remains were found at the crash-site of a C-47B cargo plane in Malaysia in 2010.

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Rolling Thunder Prez: We Will Ride Until We Get Answers from Our Government

The annual “Ride for Freedom” on Memorial Day weekend will keep raging until the government brings prisoners of war (POWs) back home and closure to the families of American service members who are still missing in action (MIAs), the national president of Rolling Thunder, which organizes the event, told Breitbart News Sunday on Sirius XM Patriot Channel 125.

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PHOTOS: Americans Observe Memorial Day Nationwide

Families across America this Sunday and Monday congregated in their town’s main streets to honor the memories of those soldiers lost defending the United States throughout history, passing on to their children the utmost respect for those who gave all in defense of their nation.

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Japanese PM Lambasts Obama for Murder of Citizen by U.S. Marine

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed “profound resentment” and noted that he has “firmly lodged a protest” as he made the unusual move of publicly lecturing President Barack Obama for the murder of an Okinawa resident by a former U.S. Marine.

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Missing Remains of WWII Marine Finally Returned to Texas

The remains of a U.S. Marine who was killed in action during World War II finally completed the 70-year journey from a South Pacific atoll to his home in Texas. His body has been missing since 1943. His remains were finally identified and have been returned to Hereford, Texas in time for Memorial Day. Private Mathies was one of 1,200 Marines killed during the 3-day battle Battle of Tarawa.

Downed WWII Aircraft Found in Pacific After 72 Years

Downed WWII Aircraft Found in Pacific After 72 Years

An American carrier-based torpedo bomber, the TBM-1C Avenger aircraft, was recently found in the waters surrounding the Pacific island nation of Palau after having been missing in action (MIA) for nearly 72 years since World War II.