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.
O'Hare Airport Celebrates 75th Anniversary Of Namesake's Heroic FlightNavy Lt. Edward “Butch” O’Hare single-handedly shot down five of nine Japanese bombers attacking his aircraft carrier, the Lexington, on Feb. 20, 1942.
Lifelong Cubs Fan And Veteran, 93, Gets Called Up To WrigleyU.S. Army veteran Art Daniels has been rooting for the Chicago Cubs for nearly a century. This weekend, the Cubs will cheer him. CBS 2's Sandra Torres reports.
Honor Flight Chicago Launches Inaugural D.C. Trip For Korean War VeteransMore than 60 Korean War veterans received a special treat Wednesday, when they joined 40 World War II veterans on a free trip to Washington, D.C.
Legislation Would Allow Remains Of Female WWII Pilots To Be Laid To Rest At ArlingtonSeven members of Congress from Illinois have co-sponsored legislation to take care of the wishes of the few remaining women who carried out a special function during World War Two.