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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - WWII Navy veteran and Exercise Tiger survivor Vincent Riccardi presents wreath to family of Jayme Rego.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - WWII Navy veteran and Exercise Tiger survivor Vincent Riccardi presents wreath to family of Jayme Rego.

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.

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“The Girls Of Atomic City” Explains The Role Women Played In WWII

Most people are familiar with the events leading up to and during WWII. However, I didn't realize to what extent women assisted in the war, particularly in regard to the Manhattan Project. "The Girls Of Atomic City" gives the reader a unique view inside the walls of "Reservation" at Oak Ridge, Tenn.

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Military Projectile Found On Cape Cod Beach

A military projectile possibly dating to the World War II era has been destroyed after it was found on a Wellfleet beach.

A fisherman found the device in the sand at Marconi Beach at about 3 p.m

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Greater New Bedford Voc Tech High School graduating class of 2014
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Greater New Bedford Voc Tech High School graduating class of 2014

Special Honors During Voc-Tech Graduation

A World War II veteran and his grandson shared a special moment during Wednesday night's graduation ceremony at Greater New Bedford Voc Tech High School.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Chair of Honor on display in Fairhaven Town Hall
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Chair of Honor on display in Fairhaven Town Hall

Fairhaven Unveils Chair Of Honor

Local veterans are honoring their lost and fallen brothers with a new memorial in Fairhaven.

The Chair of Honor was officially unveiled at Fairhaven Town Hall Monday afternoon.

World War II veteran Jim Leal is the man behind the memorial

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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

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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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TSM - WWII Cape Verdean veteran John Costa looks at recruit photos with his wife, Edith.
TSM - WWII Cape Verdean veteran John Costa looks at recruit photos with his wife, Edith.

Cape Verdean WWII Vets Honored in New Bedford

In addition to the Recognition Day parade, the New Bedford Cape Verdean community received an added honor this weekend.

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Nazi War Criminal Found Living in Minnesota Can’t Explain the Whole Nazi-War-Crimes Thing

Ninety-four-year-old Michael Karkoc has spent six decades living in America. Recently, the Associated Press discovered that, prior to illegally entering the country in 1949, he was a leader in a World War II group that committed war crimes including the massacres of women and children.

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Students Find World War II Hiding Spot in Their Attic

It's every child's dream to stumble upon a hidden treasure in their very own home. Think how many hours of youth are spent knocking on hollow walls, digging in the backyard and exploring crawl spaces in the hopes of finding something, anything, of value.

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