Americans, Soviets mark end of World War II
American and Soviet veterans came together on Saturday to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the two sides' meeting at the ...
Death camp liberator, survivor LI friends
They may have glimpsed each other on that fateful day in May 1945 -- the wide-eyed liberator and the hollow-eyed ...
Westbury Tuskegee Airman Spann Watson dies at 93
Spann Watson, who helped break the color bar in the military as one of the original Tuskegee Airmen, then used ...
This Rosie the Riveter still on the job at 95
The third-graders, ready with questions, squatted at the feet of a woman waiting to share her piece of history.
Relic helps woman learn of dad's WWII heroism
A man in the Netherlands unearthed an engraved bracelet Louis Slanina lost during fighting near Germany's western border.
Battle still haunts veterans after 70 years
For more than a decade, Long Island's aging survivors of the Battle of the Bulge have gotten together regularly for lunch, laughs and emotional support -- men bonded by hard memories.
WWII veteran from LI gets Purple Heart
It took only 18 years for Leonard Stern to find himself ensnared in World War II's surreal mayhem, where the ...
Thomas Watkins, Buffalo Soldier, dies
Their numbers are dwindling, those men who were known as Buffalo Soldiers.Thomas Watkins, a son of black Virginian farmworkers who ...
Patchogue man reunites with WWII shipmate
John "Harry" Kellers' Patchogue home is filled with mementos of that long-ago war -- wooden-stock rifles, old photographs, steel bayonets ...
Agent did 'good job' in hiding espionage
Vicki Jean Johnson's parents never told her they came to Wading River to help fight the Nazis.The retired middle-school teacher ...