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August 6, 2018
John Bartholomay talks about his time in the service while reminiscing about how many of his family members have served in the U.S. armed forces. David Samson / The Forum
This North Dakota family had 14 siblings – 9 served in the U.S. military
August 6, 2018 - 6:00am
June 8, 2018
A bog that floated in front of the Legionville School Safety Patrol Training Center during the winter has forced the cancellation of the American Legion’s summer sessions for campers on the Legionville beach.play button
Bog puts kibosh on summer camp: Legionville cancels over safety concerns
June 8, 2018 - 9:11am
June 4, 2018
Mike Beck has undertaken the task of assembling a North Dakota prisoner of war internment camp building at Buckstop Junction. Beck and others rescued the World War II-era buildings from a date with the wrecking ball in 2011 and brought the pieces to the pioneer village east of Bismarck. During WWII, the internment camp at Fort Lincoln, which is now United Tribes Technical College, housed prisoners of war from Germany and Japan. Tom Stromme, Bismarck Tribune
A piece of history: Structure from WWII internment camp to be reassembled in Bismarck
June 4, 2018 - 5:00am
April 12, 2018
ND Jew reflects on Holocaust and Heroism Memorial Day
April 12, 2018 - 6:34pm
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
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 21, 2017
Wally Pfeiffer, front left, posed in this undated photo with some of his World War II buddies. Pheiffer, now 94, and living in Moorhead, is the oldest member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9880 in Ogema, Minn. Special to The Forum
VFW members pay 94-year-old WWII vet a special visit
July 21, 2017 - 10:41am
June 22, 2017
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Remains of Pearl Harbor Sailor arrive in Fargo to a Hero's welcome.
June 22, 2017 - 6:06pm
June 19, 2017
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North Dakota family awaits arrival of Pearl Harbor hero's remains.
June 19, 2017 - 6:53pm
June 15, 2017
Pearl Harbor veteran's remains coming home to ND
June 15, 2017 - 2:01pm
June 12, 2017
American Legion Post 2 to rededicate WWII memorial
June 12, 2017 - 4:32pm
June 10, 2017
U.S. Marines from Wahpeton, N.D., carry the remains of Field Musician First Class Warren G. Nelson to his burial site in Lakota, N.D., Saturday. Nelson was killed in action Nov. 20, 1943, in the South Pacific. His remains were recently identified. (Andrew Hazzard / Forum News Service)
73 years after death in WWII, warrior's remains laid to rest in North Dakota
June 10, 2017 - 6:49pm
May 14, 2017
Merle Grossman is greeted by more than a dozen family members including daughter Karen Feir, right, Moorhead, during the WDAY Honor Flight on Sunday, May 14, 2017, to Washington Dulles Airport.  Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
22 family members greet Pelican Rapids World War II veteran after Honor Flight arrives in D.C.
May 14, 2017 - 8:38pm
April 22, 2017
Washburn man survived kamikaze's crash aboard ship during World War II
April 22, 2017 - 5:15pm
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