Born Sept. 12, 1909, Lawrence Brooks served in the 91st Engineer Battalion, a predominantly African American squad stationed in the Pacific.
Trump canceled his visit to the country to stay in the U.S. and oversee the preparations for, and response to, Hurricane Dorian
Western leaders are failing miserably to find common ground on the 80th anniversary of the start of World War II.
"This was just a really captivating, stirring remarkable moment for the entire world to witness," CNN's Jim Acosta said.
Each year, people from around the world visit northern France to see where thousands of service members sacrificed their lives for the fate of the free world.
Only one father and son served together on D-Day.
"As a Sunday treat we had some sweeties. But we were lucky we had a farm," the monarch said.
"It would be Hitler's posthumous victory," the Polish Prime Minister said.
O'Rourke also compared the Green New Deal to the Great Depression while campaigning at the University of Virginia.
The freshman congresswoman urged Americans to address global warming immediately to avoid the end of human existence, calling climate change "our World War II."
A mother's obituary was rejected by a Kentucky newspaper for blaming President Donald Trump's presidency hastening her to an early grave. Now, the newspaper is offering to republish the obituary and apologizing for the "mistake."
"It is strictly ill-advised to lie down on a bomb," an official warned.
The former president's plane was shot down over the Pacific, but he escaped capture by the Japanese, whose prisoners were sometimes beaten, tortured, beheaded and even eaten.
Sam Nebesky shared a treasure trove of memories with Newsweek in the run-up to his 100th birthday on Wednesday.
Rhode Island is the only state in the U.S. that still has a legal holiday for V-J Day.
The atomic bomb was meant for Kokura, not Nagasaki.
He was stripped of his Purple Heart after his mother revealed his real age, and it would be 50 years before it was returned to his family.
Rudenko was a trailblazer for women in sport and remembered for saving children from the besieged city of Leningrad in World War II.
President Trump will meet Putin on Monday in Helsinki, Finland.
Takei said he has "no words" for federal government plans to establish an immigrant detainment center just miles from where he was imprisoned during World War II.