World War II
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.
NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – CBS 11 had the honor of documenting the emotional journey of eight WWII vets from North Texas as they returned to Normandy, France in June, 2013. They all fought for the […]
A group of North Texas veterans woke up early on Tuesday for a history-making trip in their honor.
Daffodils Preschool in McKinney has a progressive approach to learning. Educators there believe children teach themselves and at the same time they like some level of organization and discipline.
An unprecedented collection of World War II aircraft lands in McKinney from October 3 through 6.
When a group of veterans who fought in World War II showed up today in Washington D.C. after a long trip from Mississippi, they were not going to be denied a chance to see the Memorial.