Fading Glory Header


World War II

  • Fading Glory: Part 2

    Lagny le Sec, France (NNCNOW.com) - Across the Atlantic, in a small French village, an American airman from Duluth is celebrated as a hero.

  • Fading Glory: Part 1

    Lagny le Sec, France (NNCNOW.com) - A decades old mystery is solved as a Northland family travels to France to honor a loved one claimed in World War Two.

  • Major Richard Bong's WWII rivals visit his center in Superior

    A group of World War Two fighter pilots was in the Northland in September, 2013 to hold a reunion. They visited the museum in Superior that's named after America's top gun of all times, Richard I. Bong.

  • Pearl Harbor survivor Gordy Caza in his own words

    In 2007, we talked with survivor Gordy Caza of Cloquet about his Army service at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. He was a 17 year old Army truck driver and he tells us about that day in his own words.

  • Northland "Band of Brothers” Hero recalls WWII

    International Falls, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- One of the most heroic units in the Second World War is Easy Company of the 101st Airborne known as “The Band of Brothers”.

  • Ely's Jackpine Bob and his USMC service in WWII

    Jackpine Bob Cary was probably best known as an outdoors writer for the Ely Echo for decades. Before moving to Canoe Country, he was a Marine in several WWII battles. In 2005, he told Dave Anderson about the book of USMC remembrances he wrote before it became too late.

  • Medal Of Honor recipient Mike Colalillo in his own words

    Mike Colalillo had roots in Hibbing and Duluth. During the closing days of World War Two, he earned America's highest honor, the Medal of Honor while fighting in Germany. In 2005, he told his story to Dave Anderson.

  • Tuskegee Airman Joe Gomer in his own words

    Joe Gomer of Duluth served in the all African American fighter plane squadron commonly known as the Tuskegee Airmen. Before he passed away in 2013, Gomer sat down with Dave Anderson to tell his tale of fighting both fascism and discrimination during World War Two.

  • Honoring War Heroes Of The Past And Present

    Superior, WI - (Northland's News Center) - Organizers moved Memorial Day services from Greenwood Cemetery to Elk's Club in Superior. But the thunder and lightening didn't stop Northlanders from honoring our finest heroes.

  • Northland Veterans Take Flight: Tour Nation's Capital

    Washington, D.C (Northland's NewsCenter) -- More than 100 World War Two Veterans from the Northland received a very special honor this weekend. They traveled to Washington D.C. to visit a memorial honoring their war time service and sacrifice during an important turning point in history.