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Massachusetts To Remember Pearl Harbor
Boston National Historical Park will host a service and wreath-laying ceremony aboard the World War II-era destroyer USS Cassin Young to commemorate the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor.
The service will held Monday. The program includes a rifle salute, a rendition of ``Taps'' by the Leatherneck…
New Bedford Honors Those Lost During Exercise Tiger
Local veterans gathered at Fort Rodman - Fort Taber Military Park Sunday to honor the fallen servicemen killed during Exercise Tiger.
The D-Day dry run off the coast of Devon, England resulted in the deaths of 749 soldiers after a surprise attack by German submarines.
President Obama Praises D-Day Allied Troops
``These men waged war so that we might know peace.''
That's what President Barack Obama said today of the men who stormed the beaches at Normandy 70 years ago today.
More than 160-thousand allied troops landed on the French coastline in 1944...
Last World War Two Code Talker Dies At 93
The last original World War Two Navajo Code Talker is dead.  Chester Nez died of kidney failure this morning in New Mexico at age 93.
Twenty-nine Navajo soldiers developed a code derived from their native language that the Japanese could never break...
Mayor Outlines Memorial Day Activities In New Bedford
Mayor Jon Mitchell says New Bedford will proudly honor its veterans during Memorial Day ceremonies.
The city's Memorial Day Parade will step off from Parker Street and Hathaway Boulevard at 11:30am on Monday, and conclude at Clasky Park in New Bedford...
WWII Torpedo Restored in New Bedford
A unique restoration project is being unveiled Friday. Dennis Hudon and his staff at N.C. Hudon Inc., completely restored a World War Two-era torpedo that's being donated to the Fort Taber Military Museum.
Hudon tells WBSM News the 1944 General Electric torpedo was actually built in nearby Newpo…
GOP Congressman Yells at Park Ranger at WWII Memorial
The Government shutdown has gotten a little bit ugly. On Wednesday, Republican U.S. Rep. Randy Neugebauer from Texas decided to confront a park ranger at the WWII memorial in Washington DC who was not allowing the public to enter the memorial during the shutdown.

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