WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 08: Vintage World War II war planes fly in formation down the National Mall May 8, 2015 in Washington, DC. Fifty six vintage war planes took part in a flyover near the WWII memorial for the 70th anniversary Victory in Europe celebration. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

70 Years Later, WWII Bombardier Receives Presidential Honor

At 22, 2nd Lt. John Pedevillano was the youngest bombardier in the U.S. Army Air Corps’ 306th Bomb Group when he was shot down by Nazi fighter pilots in Germany in 1944.


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Arrest Made In Killing Of 95-year-old Maryland WWII Veteran

Montgomery County police say they’ve made an arrest in the killing of a 95-year-old WWII veteran.



Remains Found Of Md. Serviceman Killed In WWII

The Pentagon says the remains of eight World War II servicemen, including one from Maryland, were recently recovered and returned to their families for burial.


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Slain WWII Soldier’s Remains Found, Buried In Md. 70 Years Later

A Maryland soldier killed in WWII has been laid to rest more than 70 years after his death.


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Holocaust Museum Opens UN Archive On WWII Crimes

From Adolf Hitler down to the petty bureaucrats who staffed the Nazi death camps, thousands of perpetrators of World War II war crimes were eventually written up in vast reams of investigative files — files that now, for the first time, can be viewed in their entirety by the public.



World War II Memorial Adds New Technology At Site

The National World War II Memorial in Washington is adding new technology to help connect with younger visitors to the site as the memorial reaches its 10-year anniversary.


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WWII Vets Make Western Md. Their Base For D.C. Visit

About 200 elderly Midwestern military veterans and “Rosie the Riveter” factory workers are making Hagerstown their base camp for a free tour of monuments in the nation’s capital.


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5 Fort Meade Homes Evacuated After Mortar Round Is Found

Army officials say five homes at Fort Meade were evacuated briefly after a World War II-era mortar round was found during construction work.



WWII Era Mortar Discovered In Fort Meade Neighborhood

Utility workers make an alarming discovery in a Fort Meade neighborhood: an unexploded ordnance in the ground.


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France’s President Hollande Honors 6 WWII Vets, Including 2 From Md.

Robert L. Sales landed at Normandy in the first wave of the D-Day offensive and fought his way across France before he was wounded and left partially blind. On Tuesday, French President Francois Hollande will make Sales a knight of the Legion of Honor, a ceremonial thank-you for helping liberate France from Nazi German occupation.



Real ‘Monuments Men’ Records Go On Display In D.C.

Photographs, maps and records from the real corps of soldiers known as “Monuments Men” who were tasked with protecting European cultural sites and recovering looted art during World War II are going on display in Washington, many for the first time.



Congressmen Seek Medal For WW II-Era U.S. Spy Agency

The men and women who spied on Germany and Japan for the U.S. during World War II parachuted behind enemy lines, led guerrilla raids, invented special equipment such as scuba gear and established a counterintelligence network that endured into the Cold War.