World War II veterans

Tourists visit the World War II Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, DC. (Photo by Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Honor Flight Chicago Taking World War II Vets To Washington D.C. To See Memorial

As the nation prepares for the Independence Day holiday, Honor Flight Chicago will be taking another group of World War II veterans to Washington, D.C. Tuesday to see the memorial that honors them.

06/29/2015

(AP Photo / Julie Jacobson)

14-Year-Old Suburban Girl Interviewing World War II Vets To Keep Their Stories Alive

A 14-year old suburban girl is on a mission to make sure the stories of World War Two veterans aren’t lost when they die, reports WBBM’s Cisco Cotto.

09/24/2014

A group of 89 veterans visits the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., as part of a trip organized by the Honor Flight network. (Credit: CBS)

World War II Vets Make Emotional Journey To Memorial

89 World War II veterans from Chicago just got to make an unforgettable journey, travelling to their memorial in Washington.

07/15/2014

Photo Of WWII Memorial Shield Engraved On The Ceremonial Entrance. (Richard Latoff/wwiimemorial.com Photo)

Time Running Out For Elderly Vets To See WWII Memorial

A group that honors World War II veterans with free flights to Washington D.C. has a long waiting list of elderly veterans who are getting older every day.

WBBM Newsradio–11/11/2010