Halverson and other pilots were participants in "Operation Little Vittles," which dropped tons of candy to German children near the beginning of the Cold War.
The total number of COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. has now exceeded 291,557.
On the anniversary of Pearl Harbor, can understanding differing perspectives on the American flag at the Iwo Jima memorial help us understand the legacy of other statues—and whether they should still stand?
"it's not the people of yesteryear who have to live with these statues. Monuments are given pride of place in our public spaces, so we really need to weigh up what's more important to us: the memory of who we once were or the celebration of who we are now."
Freidrich Karl Berger, who had been living in Tennessee, was still receiving a pension from Germany for his time as a concentration camp during World War II.
We've transferred the weight of glory from the missions themselves to those who wear the uniform. We ache for heroes, especially in a time when our society is falling apart.
In August 1946, Newsweek reported from Athens, Tennessee, where veterans of World War II had won their final—and most unexpected—battle.
The attorney general was criticised by several public figures after he said lockdown rules were the biggest challenge to personal freedoms other than slavery.
President Donald Trump claimed the pandemic of 1918 contributed to the end of World War II, which started in 1939.
The U.S. became the first, and to this day only, nation in the world to use a nuclear weapon against a foreign adversary on August 6, 1945.
Several Republicans rejected President Donald Trump's suggestion of delaying the 2020 presidential election, with GOP lawmakers noting Americans voted during the Civil War, two World Wars and a previous pandemic.
Red inverted triangles were used to identify political prisoners in concentration camps during the holocaust, as other symbols were used to identify other people imprisoned in concentration camps.
Dame Vera Lynn's songs proved hugely popular during World War II, as she traveled to soldiers in India and Burma.
In 1944 and 2020, Army Private Robert Levine had two close brushes with death, both in cafeterias-turned-medical facilities.
Bates tested positive for COVID-19 and spent weeks at the Indianapolis VA hospital battling double pneumonia.
The Duke of Sussex spoke to relatives of veterans from the "incredibly uplifting" Guinea Pig Club ahead of VE Day last week in footage which has only just aired in Britain.
The incident took place during the Lone Star Flight Museum flyover, commemorating the 75th anniversary of the end of World War ll in Europe.
Winston Churchill was among millions in Europe who adopted the V for victory sign during World War II, but where does it come from?
Queen Elizabeth II will address her nation while other royals ring veterans and Prince Charles reads an extract from his grandfather's diary for the VE Day 75th anniversary.
Unless you actually know somebody hit by the disease, the grim daily numbers blur into being mere statistics. But the prime minister's hospitalization brought home the fact it can truly strike anyone, of any rank.
Queen Elizabeth II is shut away in Windsor during the pandemic for the first time since her "formative" World War II years, Ingrid Seward tells Newsweek.
"I was wrong," MSNBC host Chris Matthews said in an on-air apology Monday to Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders for comparing his Nevada caucus win to a Nazi invasion. "I reached for a historical analogy and chose a bad one," Matthews continued.
The new prestige series follows a group of Nazi hunters in 1970s America, as they seek revenge on behalf of Holocaust victims.
In going against his party, the Utah senator followed lonely acts of courage that he witnessed decades ago.