| May 30, 2014
This past winter, when temperatures routinely dipped below freezing, the promise of eventual summer was the only thing that kept our spirits afloat. Trudging through a dispiriting "wide landscape of snows" — to borrow a phrase from Herman Melville...
| May 29, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Elizabeth Kelly is in France, far from her Florida home, standing at the grave of a young Chicago lieutenant -- the grandfather she never met.
Forrest Kelly was just 29 when he died, leaving behind a wife and two young children, Kelly said. At the...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 5:15 AM
TV will mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day, a major turning point in World War II, with special coverage, including a prime-time special on NBC.
"Brian Williams Reporting: Journey to Normandy" focuses on four World War II veterans, their D-Day...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 8:12 AM
Lawrence A. Krumanocker of Allentown was with Company G, 16th Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, when it stumbled ashore at Omaha Beach in Normandy on D-Day, June 6, 1944. By day's end, Company G had made itself the pivot point of World War II....
| Jun 5, 2014
| 3:45 PM
The D-Day invasion, which happened 70 years ago June 6, was the biggest amphibious assault in history, involving more than 11,000 aircraft, 5,000 ships and 150,000 armed forces. A year in the planning, it was a great effort for a great cause: the...
| May 3, 2014
| 9:47 PM
A Boca Raton Holocaust remembrance group is creating a video pinball game to help children learn about the Holocaust.
Electronic games that offer lessons about the Holocaust, the destruction of 6 million Jews in Europe during World War II, have been...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 11:22 AM
An auction of Nazi memorabilia, including items that belonged to Adolf Hitler and Hermann Goering, has been called off in France following objections from Jewish groups and a prominent government official.
The Paris auction company Vermot de Pas had...
| May 21, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Seymour Reitman remembers the start of the Battle of the Bulge as the time "when all hell broke loose."
Reitman, 89, of Avon, was a private first class in the U.S. Army as Allied troops forged into Germany in late 1944.
But the German army launched...
| May 22, 2014
Your article starts out: "Seventy years ago next month, the Americans made a historic landing in France. They're at it again." ("American actors and directors projected to shine at Cannes," May 18)
I appreciate seeing an arts story on the front page....
| May 23, 2014
| 7:26 AM
Museums and sites can help you track the story of our region. From the earliest settlers to the space explorers, Hampton Roads museums tell a continuous story of the importance of our area.
1. Air Power Park. Vintage military jets,...