Charles Turok, a master of messages who helped win the war, has passed away.
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In 2019, Duncan shared his memories of serving during pivotal moments of the war with Local 6.
In July 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Marine Corps Women’s Reserve into law, giving women the chance to fill positions left open by men headed to combat. The Corps delayed formation of the branch until February 1943, and Cole enlisted five months later.
The police department says the veteran ran away from high school to join the Navy during WWII, and that he was the last living WWII veteran in Zeigler.
The new Peck Education Trail in Paducah's Noble Park is now open.
In a video shared by the hospital, health care workers lined up along the hallway, sang "Happy Birthday" and applauded Wooten, also known as "Pop Pop."
On Saturday, the side streets of Paris, Tennessee, were shut down as the annual Veterans Day Parade took place. Click "read more" to see the story of one WWII veteran who's war story is so heroic it was recently made into a movie.
"I recall swimming with the sharks. Just every little bit you'd hear a blood curdling scream and you'd see a boy going under," recalls Harrell.
A World War II veteran who celebrated his 100th birthday last December died Thursday in Bardwell, Kentucky.