Several commemorations have been planned throughout the Chicago area on Friday to honor the 70th anniversary of D-Day, bringing together communities and surviving veterans to tell their stories.
One of the last surviving U.S. sailors who helped board and capture the German submarine U-505 during World War II was at the Museum of Science and Industry on Wednesday to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the U-boat’s capture.
On this lucky date, 12-12-12, a Chicago area couple was celebrating a remarkable anniversary. But, as CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports, much more than good luck has kept them together for 70 years.
Veterans from the pivotal World War II Battle of Midway took center stage at Midway Airport as the airport marked the 70th anniversary of the battle, after which the airport is named.
A South Bend, Ind., man who served in the Marines during World War II was at Pearl Harbor Tuesday morning for ceremonies commemorating the 70th anniversary of the day that lives in infamy.