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