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Remains Of 12 WWII Servicemen, Including 2 Mass. Natives, Identified

The Pentagon has identified the remains of 12 World War II servicemen, including two Massachusetts natives.

07/28/2011

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Medal Of Honor Donated To National Archives In Waltham

The Medal of Honor that was awarded to PFC Frederick Murphy was donated to the National Archives in Waltham.

07/13/2011

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Man Hit By Broken Metal From Cannon During War Reenactment In Norwood

An antique cannon that was loaded with a blank somehow malfunctioned, sending a piece of broken metal flying into the leg of one of a war reenactor in Norwood on Monday.

07/05/2011

WWII Pilot Missing Since 1943 Buried In Arlington

The remains of a World War II pilot who had been missing since his plane crashed in New Guinea almost 70 years ago have been buried in his Massachusetts hometown.

06/19/2011

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89-Year-Old Army Vet Graduates From Assumption College

Henry Prunier, who attended Assumption College up until 1942 before enlisting in the Army and fighting in World War II, is finally graduating.

05/13/2011

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Plymouth Honors Naval Officer Brutally Executed In WWII

Naval Officer William Goodwin Jr. was honored in his hometown of Plymouth, more than six decades after his death. A childhood friend led the push to make it happen.

04/23/2011

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WWII Vet Missing For Nearly 70 Years, Laid To Rest In Lowell

When the sounds of “Taps” echoed through St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Lowell Saturday, it was closure for the family of a hero who paid the ultimate price.

04/16/2011

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70 Years Later, Medford WWII Veteran Laid To Rest

Nearly 70 years after Medford resident Sgt. Roy Surabian vanished during World War II, his remains have come home.

03/24/2011

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Officials Eye WWII Sites On The Cape

Federal officials are looking at some sites on Cape Cod to determine if unexploded ordnance was left behind from Army training during World War II.

01/30/2011

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Army Corps Searches For Munitions On Vineyard

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is launching an extensive search for munitions on hundreds of acres of Martha’s Vineyard once used as a military training ground.

12/06/2010

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