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Wednesday, Jun 10 at 6:27 PM
Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --The Northland Honor Flight brings about 80 veterans to their memorials in the nation's capital every year.
Arlington, VA (NNCNOW.com) -- President Barack Obama honored America's fallen heroes as part of a Memorial Day Ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery Monday.
La Pointe, WI (NNCNOW.com) -- Wisconsinites gathered on the Ferry Dock of Madeline Island Monday morning to honor those who have served our country while fighting for our freedom.
Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) -- Memorial Day is a day set aside to honor the memory of those men and women who died in any war or military action. It can also be a day to think about the sacrifice of the thousands of wounded warriors living across America. Operation Hat Trick is an effort to help wounded Northland veterans get the help they need.
Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) -- Northeastern Minnesota veterans sacrificed a lot to serve their country and to preserve everyone's freedoms.
Superior, WI (NNCNOW.com) -- The Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center opened its doors to the public in 2002 in memory of a farm boy from Poplar who went on to become the flying "Ace of Aces."
Cloquet, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Northlanders gathered in Cloquet today to remember our fallen war heroes. The Cloquet Honor Guard gave a 21 gun salute to departed comrades.
Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) - Honor Flight Northland is set to take off on its seventh flight in just about a week. The special journey to Washington, D.C. gives World War 2 and Korean War Veterans an opportunity for reflection, and in some cases, closure.
Normandy, France (NNCNOW.com) - With the passage of seven decades, this D–Day anniversary may be the last time many of the brave men who participated in that assault may get a chance to visit the beaches in Normandy where they fought so hard and lost so many.
Lagny le Sec, France (NNCNOW.com) - Some 80 million people died in the Second World War. The long and bloody war lasted six years. One group of airmen is attributed with helping to shorten that war through its clandestine efforts to aid the resistance movements in France, Norway, Denmark, Italy and other occupied nations.
Wilber Littler was born in 1915 and grew up on a small farm in the Cass Lake, MN area. Times were tough, especially during the Depression, and survival literally meant relying on your skills as a farmer, hunter and fisherman. Money and jobs were scarce.