Sgt. Arthur Countryman, An American Hero Who Died In World War II, Returns Home To Plainfield 77 Years LaterAn American flag flew over the Stevenson Expressway Thursday for a suburban soldier who fought for his country - and died for his country.
Remains Of WWII Soldier Arthur Countryman Return To PlainfieldCountryman's family will hold a funeral for him on August 6.
Survivors Return To Auschwitz To Mark 75 Years Since LiberationMonday marks 75 years since the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp in Poland.
96-Year-Old Veteran Left Permanently Disabled After Pipe Bursts In Evanston Nursing Home Now Facing EvictionThe family of a 96-year-old man says the nursing home facility he lives in made him sick and he's now facing eviction.
D-Day Veterans Help Celebrate Opening Of Pritzker Military Museum's New Exhibit On Normandy InvasionThe exhibit “D-Day+75” tells the story of the Allied invasion of Nazi-occupied France on June 6, 1944.
U.S. Deports Former Nazi Camp Guard, 95, To GermanyThe last Nazi war crimes suspect facing deportation from the U.S. was taken from his New York City home and spirited early Tuesday morning to Germany, the White House said.
WWII Destroyer Remains Found Off Alaskan CoastThe stern, 75 feet long and about 18 feet high, was encrusted with sea life but it was unmistakable.
U.S. Troops Mark D-Day Anniversary In FranceThousands of U.S., British, Canadian and French troops launched a combined naval, air and land assault as dawn was breaking on June 6, 1944.
Discovery Of World War II Soldier's Plane Brings ClosureTom Kelly grew up on a Northern California farm and once thought of becoming a cowboy before World War II got in the way.
Veterans Day Events Honor Those Who ServedEvents across the Chicago area will honor service men and women on this Veterans Day. There are more than 700,000 veterans living in Illinois.
World War II Veteran's Lost Dog Tag Returned To Family In IowaA World War II veteran’s lost dog tag has been returned to his family in Iowa, with an assist from the Kane County Sheriff’s office, 73 years after he helped liberate France from the Nazis.
More Than 100 Veterans Get 'Honor Flight' Visit To D.C.: 'It's Been A Hell Of A Day'A group of veterans got the rock star treatment at Midway International Airport on Thursday.
Marine Killed In WWII In 1943 To Be Buried At Arlington Cemetery"It’s absolutely wonderful. I feel very proud that I’ve been able to be part of this to bring him home," Jeri Heise said.
Marine Killed In WWII To Be Buried In ElginMarine Corps Pfc. Roland Schaede was 19 when he was killed in the Battle of Tarawa in 1943 on the Gilbert Islands in the Pacific.
WWII Veteran To Help Mark 75th Anniversary Of Battle Of MidwayJack Coombe, 92, was just starting his naval career when he found himself under attack aboard the USS Pierce during the Battle of Midway.