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VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — A small plane landed safely on a highway in northwestern Indiana after apparently having engine trouble. No injuries were reported from the emergency landing on Indiana 49 near Valparaiso on Tuesday. The plane came to a stop...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterThey rolled into the travel plaza on the Northern Indiana Toll Road near Elkhart after spending four days checking out the memorials in their honor. Ten buses, 200 military veterans and 100 volunteers were greeted at the Mile Marker 90 travel plaza...
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — In time for Memorial Day, a 16-year-old Eagle Scout in Kalamazoo has cleaned hundreds of headstones marking the graves of World War II veterans. Ian Wales of Hackett Catholic Central High School borrowed three power...
Tags: Memorial Day
America's newest veterans are filing for disability benefits at a historic rate. Government officials say that 45 percent of the 1.6 million veterans from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are now seeking compensation for injuries they say are service-...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND — From baton twirlers to motorcycles, military veterans posts to marching bands, roller derby girls to horseback riders — there was something for everyone Monday at South Bend’s annual West Side Memorial Day Parade. A large...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterIt was 20 minutes before 6 a.m. — H-hour — on D-Day, when Allied forces crossing the English Channel were poised to participate in the largest military landing in history, and Joe Amorelli was nervous. Strike that. He was “scared...
NORTHFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A funeral is Friday for a U.S. Marine missing in the South Pacific after a World War II bomber crash and whose remains were recovered following a search for another downed plane. The Lansing State Journal reports...
Tags: Military Equipment
Sixty-eight years ago, more than 5,000 ships and 13,000 aircraft landed on the beaches of Normandy in the invasion known as D-Day during World War II. More than 9,000 Allied soldiers were killed or wounded in this battle. Goshen veteran Jim Matousek saw...
Tags: U.S. Army, Nazi Party, Dwight D. Eisenhower, France, John Wayne
NORTHFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Nearly seven decades after he went missing following a World War II bomber crash, a Marine has been laid to rest in his home state of Michigan. Funeral and burial services were held Friday for Pfc. John Albert...
MUSKEGON COUNTY, Mich. (AP) — A center devoted to studying genocide and the Holocaust may open soon at Muskegon Community College. Muskegon's Shoah Remembrance Committee will use space on the MCC campus. The Rev. Chris Anderson tells The...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterCertainly, a flamethrower was a devastating weapon during World War II. Yet its limited range, rapid use of fuel and battlefield visibility made life perilous for the weapon's operator as well as the enemy. Such duty was so perilous that a flamethrower's...
SEYMOUR, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana city's police department has decided against modifying its shooting range that was closed after evidence of a stray bullet leaving the range. City officials in Seymour have approved a plan to have the...
Tags: Unrest, Conflicts and War, YouTube
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