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Wakefield unveiled its new WWII Memorial.

Wakefield Unveils New WWII Memorial

Over 2,500 names have been etched in granite and bronze on the Wakefield memorial.


"Mashie" was killed when his B-17 bomber was shot down by Nazi anti-aircraft fire over the former Yugoslavia during World War II.

Salem Sisters Learn True Fate Of Sibling Killed In WWII

For more than six decades, two sisters from Salem thought their brother was buried with other World War II vets near New York.


Shirley's Leonard Gionet was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery on Wednesday.

Shirley Airman Killed During World War II Buried At Arlington

The family of a local airman killed during World War II waited decades.


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.


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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.


(Photo credit: Thomas Lydon)

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.


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.



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.



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.



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.