World War II

A small boat rescues sailors from the USS 'West Virginia' after she had suffered a hit in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The USS Tennessee (BB-43) is inboard of the sunken battleship. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Bill Renaming Waco VA Hospital For ‘Dorie’ Miller Goes To President

President Barack Obama will consider signing a bill to rename the Waco Veterans Affairs Medical Center for World War II hero Doris Miller.

12/11/2014

A photo shows the U.S.S. Azizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Hawaii. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Texans Among Survivors Gathering To Remember Pearl Harbor Attack

Veterans who survived the Pearl Harbor attack are gathering for the 73rd anniversary.

12/07/2014

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Texas Museum Features Rare Military Vehicles

A museum featuring World War II tanks and other military vehicles has opened after more than a decade of planning.

12/01/2014

The original document of the verdict of the so-called 'Nuremberg Trials' is presented on November 20, 2010 at the new information and documentation center 'Memorial Nuremberg Trials' in Nuremberg, southern Germany. A new show on the so-called 'Nuremberg Trials' will open its doors on November 21, 2010. The exhibit is located in the attic above courtroom 600 where 21 top Nazis including Hermann Goering and Rudolf Hess went on trial on November 20, 1945, in full view of the world's, and Germany's, media. The German city of Nuremberg was associated like no other with the Nazis. It was here that they created the main race laws against Jews and where their enormous party rallies took place. AFP PHOTO / ARMIN WEIGEL GERMANY OUT (credit: ARMIN WEIGEL/AFP/Getty Images)

Dallas Woman Buys Nuremberg Stenographer’s Mementos

A Dallas woman has paid $9,000 for documents from the Nuremberg trials that were found in an old trunk in Alaska that belonged to a postwar stenographer.

10/01/2014

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Chicago

Many know Chicago is known as “the Windy City” and Wrigley Field is one of America’s oldest baseball stadiums, but there are a lot of other things about this great city that are not widely known.

09/17/2014

A photo of 94-year-old Marine Alcee Chriss wearing his Congressional Gold Medal. (credit: Ann Pulliza/CBSDFW.COM)

North Texas WW II Marine Hero Is Living Black History

Senior citizens in Fort Worth know Alcee Chriss as the man who calls raffles and bingo and volunteers to help out with projects like the food bank. But recently, they found out Chriss is living history.

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VIDEO: Return To D-Day Special (Air Date: July 5, 2014)

CBS 11’s Doug Dunbar travels to Europe with North Texas World War II veterans to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

07/11/2014

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Trending: Mourning Louis Zamperini, Crying Politician, Fetch Or Bust

A look at the stories creating buzz on social media sites like Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and others.

07/03/2014

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North Texas D-Day Heroes Honored Before Thousands

North Texas D-Day heroes were honored in a ceremony that brought together two sitting presidents, and more than 10,000 people.

06/13/2014

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D-Day, Soldier Recalls Night Of The Nazi Surrender

Seventy years ago, in a segregated army, a Rowlett man served as a guard of supplies and German prisoners during WWII. As a result, he was also one of the first people to know something that would change the course of world history.

06/10/2014

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A 10- Day Journey For North Texas D-Day Heroes

A group of North Texas D-Day heroes arrived home Monday afternoon at DFW Airport. The amazing men spent the last 10 days reliving a journey they took 70 years ago. During the CBS 11 News journey with them last week, there were smiles, tears, and moments were there were simply no words.

06/09/2014

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D-Day 70th Anniversary A Salute To Those Who Changed History

Friday the world saluted the men who changed the course of history 70 years ago today. Thousands gathered in Normandy, franc to remember D-Day. CBS 11’s Doug Dunbar is following World War II veterans from North Texas as they return to the battle site. But on Friday it wasn’t the ceremony that made their hearts ache.

06/06/2014

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