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WWII Vets Honored
Dozens gathered at Fort Taber Military Park in New Bedford's south end Sunday afternoon to pay tribute to the 749 American soldiers and sailors lost at sea during Exercise Tiger nearly 72 years ago.
Battleship Cove Turns 50
State and local leaders joined together with World War II veterans Friday afternoon to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the arrival of the USS Massachusetts to Fall River.
Nazis Receive Benefits
(Associated Press) - Elfriede Rinkel's past as a Nazi concentration camp guard didn't keep her from collecting nearly $120,000 in American Social Security benefits.
Rinkel admitted to being stationed at the Ravensbrueck camp during World War II, where she worked with an attack dog trained b…
Surviving Auschwitz
Seventy years after thousands of Jews were liberated from the Auschwitz death camp, one survivor came to Bristol Community College to talk about the experience.
90 year old Esther Bauer spoke in front of a packed auditorium about her experiences as a young Jewish girl in Nazi occupied Germany, and th…
WWII Hero
It's a personal honor to be a part of radio broadcasts that enlighten and inspire listeners. Such is the case with Robert Jacobvitz, who while here on the SouthCoast, gave residents and students an insight into who Aristides de Sousa Mendes was and what he did to receive world recognition for h…
City Honors the Fallen in Memorial Day Ceremony
World War II veteran and New Bedford resident Eddie McLane was the keynote speaker at Monday's Memorial Day ceremony at Clasky Common park. The 91-year-old talked about how he entered Normandy by glider ahead of the D-Day invasion. He recalled the harrowing experience ...

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