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October 14, 2017
World War II veteran Ralph Oehlke, second from right, talks on Saturday, Oct. 14, about the landing at Guadalcanal in the South Pacific Theater in 1942. Other North Dakota veterans from the 164th Infantry Regiment talking in Bismarck about their experiences at the battle were, from left to right, Richard Stevens, Louis Hanson, Dennis Ferk and Douglas Burtell. (Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune)
Guardsmen gather for 75th anniversary of Battle of Guadalcanal
October 14, 2017 - 7:09pm
September 25, 2017
The hometown launch of the Johnsons' latest book is Saturday, Sept. 23 at Beagle and Wolf Books.
Little Minnesota in World War II: Book honors brave men from smallest, rural towns
September 25, 2017 - 2:37pm
July 30, 2017
Bottineau County sailor killed at Pearl Harbor coming home
July 30, 2017 - 7:08pm
Minnesota Military Museum curator Doug Thompson explains the details of the restored Sherman Jumbo tank that will take its place on a new cement pedestal at the Camp Ripley museum. Steve Kohls / Forum News Serviceplay button
Operation Jumbo Job: Minnesota Military Museum restores rare Sherman tank
July 30, 2017 - 6:00am
July 24, 2017
Marilyn Hagerty: 'Dunkirk' has special meaning for Grand Forks resident
July 24, 2017 - 3:19pm
June 15, 2017
Pearl Harbor veteran's remains coming home to ND
June 15, 2017 - 2:01pm
June 14, 2017
Arthur C. Neuenschwander
Soldier who died in Pearl Harbor attack coming home to North Dakota
June 14, 2017 - 10:45am
June 11, 2017
Warren Nelson, killed in action nearly 74 years ago in the South Pacific, was laid to rest in his hometown of Lakota, N.D., on Saturday after his remains were discovered in the Gilbert Islands. (Andrew Hazzard / Herald Staff)
73 years after death in WWII, warrior's remains laid to rest in North Dakota
June 11, 2017 - 8:10am
May 28, 2017
Earl Schneider, owner of Dakota TV and Appliance in Grand Forks, recalls his time in the Americal Division during WWII. Photo by Bianca Bina, Grand Forks Herald.
Veteran remembers comrades as he recalls campaigns during WWII
May 28, 2017 - 7:00am
May 14, 2017
Members of the WDAY Honor Flight tour the Iwo Jima Memorial on Sunday, May 14, 2017, in Washington D.C. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
22 family members greet Pelican Rapids World War II veteran after Honor Flight arrives in D.C.
May 14, 2017 - 8:41pm
April 22, 2017
Washburn man survived kamikaze's crash aboard ship during World War II
April 22, 2017 - 5:15pm
April 14, 2017
Images of people being led to concentration camps during World War II are on display at the Fagen Fighters World War II Museum in Granite Falls. (Julie Buntjer / Daily Globe)
After surviving Holocaust horrors, Minn. woman shares story about coming to America
April 14, 2017 - 10:39am
April 9, 2017
Soldiers hang dog tags of the 32 A Company men who died in combat or captivity on the gun barrel of an M3 Stuart tank outside the armory Sunday during the wreath laying ceremony for the 75th anniversary of the Bataan Death March at the Brainerd armory. Kelly Humphrey/Forum News Service
Minnesota city remembers 75th anniversary of Bataan Death March
April 9, 2017 - 6:37pm
February 19, 2017
Roy Takeno stands behind a table addressing a town hall meeting with an American flag on the wall behind him at the Manzanar War Relocation Center in California, in this 1943 handout photo. Courtesy Ansel Adams / Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, LC-A35-4-M-10/Handout via Reuters
75 years later, Japanese Americans recall pain of internment camps
February 19, 2017 - 8:30am
February 8, 2017
Yoshio Matsumoto (courtesy  photo)
For MN resident, Trump's travel ban draws parallels from his past
February 8, 2017 - 4:54pm