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.
Group Offering Honorary Trips To D.C. For Korean War VeteransA group that has been taking World War II veterans on free trips to D.C. for the past eight years has begun taking Korean War veterans as well.
ROTC Students' Visit To Nomandy The 'Trip Of A Lifetime'For Curie High School senior Aisolis Ramos, it started with an essay: why she wanted to go to the site of the D-Day invasion of Europe during World War II.
Remains Of Soldier Who Died In Japanese Prison Camp Returned To ChicagoThe remains of a soldier who died in a Japanese prison camp over 70 years ago have now been buried on Chicago's Northwest Side.
Honor Flight Chicago Taking World War II Vets To Washington D.C. To See MemorialAs 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.
For Two World War II Vets, Friendship Endures More Than 70 YearsNative Chicagoans Nick Sherbula and Jim Vitti were strangers before World War II and the U.S. Army brought them together. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
CPS Removes Tattered American Flag That Offended VeteransA World War II veteran who lives next door to the Ruben Salazar Bilingual Center told WBBM Newsradio earlier this week the school had kept a ragged flag flying at half-mast for the past five months.
70 Years Later, Navy Veteran Receives Medals For World War II ServiceMonths before the United States entered the war, Joe Hoppe enlisted in the Navy. He was inspired by seeing newsreels of the Nazi blitz of London.
Honoring My Grandma, 70 Years After Auschwitz's Liberation
World War II Vet, 91, Gets Bundle Of Combat MedalsMilton Kaplan finally got his due Friday.
The Story Of German POWs Held In ChicagolandAs World War II raged across the Atlantic, thousands of German prisoners of war were held in camps around Chicago.
Veteran’s Day: Honoring the Women Who Wrote Computer Programs to Win WWII
While Installing Pacemaker, Doctors Find Shrapnel That Wounded WWII Vet A 94-year old World War II veteran who received his Purple Heart 70 years late this August underwent surgery recently, and doctors found a piece of the shrapnel that wounded him.
14-Year-Old Suburban Girl Interviewing World War II Vets To Keep Their Stories AliveA 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.