world war II

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Chicago

Many know Chicago is known as “the Windy City” and Wrigley Field is one of America’s oldest baseball stadiums, but there are a lot of other things about this great city that are not widely known.

09/17/2014

French Legion of Honor medals awarded to D-Day vets in Natick. (WBZ-TV)

Local D-Day Veterans Receive France’s Highest Honor

Ten New England D-Day veterans received France’s highest honor Friday at the Museum of World War II in Natick.

06/06/2014

Exercise Tiger (Image from US National Archive)

Cape Cod Company Helps Bring Closure To WWII Families

A missile-shaped ocean robot from Cape Cod is helping to unlock a tragic seven-decades-old mystery.

04/28/2014

This World War II Japanese rifle turned up in Worcester's gun buy-back program this year.

Worcester Gun Buy-Back Program Turns Up World War II Rifle

An effort to get guns off the street in Worcester brought in more than 100 weapons, plus an unexpected piece of history.

12/09/2012

Women, Jobs, Sewing, Working

The Male vs. Female Pay Gap

After the great Depression of the 30s and during World War II, companies found they could pay the women less than they had paid the men.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/09/2012

American cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, western France. (Photo credit: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Non-Commemoration Of D-Day Is Inexcusable

Wednesday of this week was a meaningful and historic day for Americans, and President Barack Obama was too busy campaigning and raising reelection funds to properly commemorate the day. Beyond being wrong, it is inexcusable. […]

06/07/2012

The Vietnam Memorial at Gloucester High School.

Gloucester Reverses Decision, Will Include Vietnam Memorial In Parade

An outcry over the initial plan to exclude the memorial encouraged city officials to change the route.

05/22/2012

(File Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

89-Year-Old War Veteran From RI Finally Receives Bronze Star

At long last, A World War II veteran from Pawtucket has finally received a Bronze Star for acts of bravery and merit on the battlefield in Europe.

05/07/2012

(Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Hooray for Mr. P

Euclid Joseph Peltier, affectionately known as “Ed,” was honored at a most inspiring memorial service a few days back.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/02/2012

WWII veterans and Bill Belichick.

WWII Veterans Get VIP Treatment At Gillette Stadium

The Kraft family who are longtime supporters of the men and women in uniform hosted the veterans thanks to the World War II foundation.

02/23/2012

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