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Family Gets Vietnam Vet Bracelet, 44 Years Later

The family of a soldier who died in captivity in Vietnam has received a prisoner-of-war bracelet engraved with his name, four decades later.

08/02/2014

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Bataan March Survivor Elias Saavedra Dies At 96

One of the last survivors of the Bataan Death March has died. Elias Saavedra died Wednesday. He was 96. Last month, CBS 11 News spoke with Charles Dragich — a North Texan who also lived through one of the most infamous atrocities of war.

06/05/2014

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North Texas Bataan Death March Survivor Remembers

Between 60- and 80,000 Filipino and American soldiers surrendered to Japanese troops in the Philippines in 1942. North Texan Charles Dragich was there and survived.

CBS 11–05/26/2014

Photo provided by Sally Rodriguez and the Dallas Municipal Archives

Members Of Hitler’s Army On The Shores Of White Rock Lake

During the second World War, almost 80,000 German and Italian Prisoners of War were shipped to Texas. From 1944 to 1945, several hundred were held in a camp on White Rock Lake.

03/21/2014

On the third Friday of each September, military installations, ships and veterans’ families take a moment to recognize those who have been prisoners of war or are still missing in action. (credit: American Airlines)

AA Honors Veterans On National POW/MIA Recognition Day

American Airlines and American Eagle honored current and former employees on National POW/MIA Recognition Day Friday.

09/20/2013

(credit: CBS 11 News)

Plano Teen Raising Awareness About Captured Soldier

A Plano teenager is on a personal crusade to find to a U.S. solider being held captive in Afghanistan.

CBS 11–05/03/2013

Funeral for PFC Weldon Davis, who died in North Korea in 1951 and was finally laid to rest at DFW Nat'l Cemetery on February 6, 2013.

POW/MIA Korean War Veteran Finally Laid To Rest

After being listed as missing in action for more than 60 years a Korean War vet was laid to rest today.

02/06/2013