World War II
David Hockberg escorted veterans of World War II on a journey to Washington D.C. to see the memorial built in their honor. It’s a free trip for the veterans arranged by Honor flight Chicago several times a year.
A World War II veteran from Palos Park was honored this afternoon because in the span of two weeks this summer, he is celebrating his 90th birthday and he and his wife are celebrating their 67th wedding anniversary.
John Boyle found his path to God after walking into the hell of Dachau. He was a 19-year-old sergeant serving with the U.S. Army forces that liberated the infamous German concentration camp on April 29, 1945.
After spending almost 70 years, submerged in Lake Michigan salvage experts pulled an old World War II fighter plane out of the water on Friday.
A sunken World War II Wildcat Fighter has concluded its final fight–45 miles under the water to a safe harbor in Waukegan.
Talk about a G.I. bill. A 98-year-old member of the Greatest Generation is challenging a Chicago water bill of nearly $26,000. CBS 2′s Brad Edwards reports.
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.
Wednesday of this week was a meaningful and historic day for Americans, and President Barack Obama was too busy campaigning and raising reelection funds to properly commemorate the day. Beyond being wrong, it is inexcusable. […]
Ahead of Memorial Day, a World War II veteran from Rockford says what he saw 67 years ago never leaves him.
A new major motion picture from producer George Lucas tells the story of the Tuskegee Airmen, the famed all-black World War II fighter squadron. About 16 of its members now live in Chicago.
The families of military veterans say their loved ones are being pushed out of the VA centers that promised to take care of them. CBS 2′s Dave Savini investigates.
The last time the Chicago Cubs made a trip to Fenway Park, Cubs hitters were trying to figure out ace pitcher Babe Ruth, and baseball’s oldest ballpark was still a new-age novelty.
The Bears and Packers have played each other more than 180 times, it’s football’s longest rivalry, but it’s taken 69 years for them to meet again in the postseason.
An icon of World War II has died at the age of 86.
A World War II plane is back on dry land, after sitting at the bottom of Lake Michigan for nearly 70 years.
Salvage company to try to retrieve a Bird Cage Corsair from the “ideal storage locker” of lake waters.