As America paused to remember its wartime service personnel this Veterans Day, some senior centers in Dallas recognized their individual residents who contributed to war efforts, especially World War II.
C.B. Perdue was a World War II B-17 gunner who was shot down over Germany in 1945. He shared his story with CBS 11 News.
Oktoberfest has arrived in North Texas. Head on out to Addison to celebrate all things German, and sample some traditional beer, treats and music.
Part of the day also included a meal with German hero Dirk Nowitzki, the Dallas Mavericks star who celebrated his 35th birthday while watching the speech, snapping photos, and then dining with the President
Swedish furniture giant Ikea says it “deeply regrets” the fact that some of its suppliers used forced prison labor in communist East Germany more than two decades ago.
Chris Kaman is healthy. Roddy B may be less so. And jet lag took a few days and almost four quarters to overcome as the Mavs’ game in Germany resulted in a 89-84 preseason win over Alba Berlin. Some notes from Dirk’s Homecoming:
The team returns home to the American Airlines Center in Dallas for consecutive games against the Rockets on October 15 and the Suns on October 17.
The league announced Thursday the Mavericks will take on FC Barcelona Regal as part of the sixth-annual NBA Europe Live tour in early October.
The NBA announced Monday that the Mavs will play eight-time German champions Alba Berlin at Berlin’s O2 arena on Oct. 6.
Andy and Keppi from Radio Gong in Wurzburg, Germany stop by to talk with Elf and friends about a great radio promotion honoring Deutschland’s basketball hero Dirk Nowitzki!
The last time that C.B. Perdue was close to a B-17 bomber, he was bailing out of one from 20,000 feet over northern Germany during World War II.
BMW AG is recalling 1.3 million 5- and 6-series cars from the 2003 to 2010 model years.