World War II
Gov. Rick Perry and wife Anita Perry have traveled to a remote South Pacific archipelago to search for U.S. servicemen missing from World War II battles.
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.
A piece of aviation history will be taking off Thursday in North Texas as the Frontiers of Flight Museum in Dallas hosts the Wings of Freedom Tour.
The World War II Kindertransport was a British rescue operation that saved thousands of children’s lives but not before offering parents a harrowing choice. One North Texas woman who lived through it is now speaking out to make sure the next generation never forgets.
A military family got an unexpected Christmas gift on Saturday — the return of a family heirloom that has been missing for over seven years.
On November 17, CBS 11 News will present a half-hour special about a group of World War II veterans from North Texas, their war experiences and their trip back to Normandy.
As the years pass there are fewer and fewer World War II veterans left to tell their stories. But some dedicated collectors are using weapons of war as a window into the past, to keep the veterans’ memories alive.
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.
Robert Jagers is a World War II veteran decorated for his role in the D-Day invasion. He wrote a book about his experience on Utah Beach.
North Texas’ son Audie Murphy won 33-international awards for service in World War II – all before his 21st birthday. But the state of Texas didn’t award its highest military honor until Tuesday afternoon.
Gov. Rick Perry will travel to a small North Texas town to present the state’s honor to World War II hero Audie Murphy.