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.
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.
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.
American Airlines and American Eagle honored current and former employees on National POW/MIA Recognition Day Friday.
A Plano teenager is on a personal crusade to find to a U.S. solider being held captive in Afghanistan.
After being listed as missing in action for more than 60 years a Korean War vet was laid to rest today.