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File photo dated 1950's of John F. Kennedy and his wife Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy.  (Photo credit should read AFP/AFP/Getty Images)

Last Surviving Member Of Crew That Rescued JFK From Island In Pacific Dies

The last surviving member of the crew that rescued John F. Kennedy from an island in the Pacific Ocean during World War II has died.

11/28/2013

American cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, western France. (Photo credit: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama‚Äôs Non-Commemoration Of D-Day Is Inexcusable

Wednesday of this week was a meaningful and historic day for Americans, and President Barack Obama was too busy campaigning and raising reelection funds to properly commemorate the day. Beyond being wrong, it is inexcusable. […]

06/07/2012

File photo of someone holding a hand grenade. (Credit: LUIS ROBAYO/AFP/Getty Images)

Baseball Game Delayed After Hand Grenade Found On Field

No injuries were reported after a student found an old hand grenade at the baseball field of a school north of Columbia.

03/28/2012

Russian soldiers march holding WWII rifles during a rehearsal of a military parade in Alabino, outside Moscow, on April 20, 2010. (credit: ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Teen Accused Of Fatally Shooting Friend With WWII-Era Russian Rifle

A Lexington County teen has been arrested and accused of shooting his friend with a World War II-era Russian rifle.

02/28/2012

Photo of the decapitated of "The Spirit of the Fighting Yank." (credit: Belmont Police Department)

Belmont Police Arrest 3 Teens For Decapitating Rare World War II Statue

Belmont police were ready to storm the beaches of Normandy to find the people behind the decapitation of a very rare World War II statue.

02/10/2012

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Thousands Of Marines Train For World War II-Style Beach Assaults

A small group of Marines trudged onto the beach sands in pitch-black night with an armada of U.S. Navy warships sailing just off the shore. Their mission: root out insurgents that threatened to attack another American force to the south.

02/07/2012

Pearl Harbor's 69th Anniversary

Check out pictures from the 69th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor that made America fight in World War II.

12/08/2010