World War II
Nearly 70 years after the D-Day invasion, there is a new set of men parachuting over France. The Liberty Jump Team will honor our North Texas D-Day vets and the team prepared for the big moment right here in North Texas.
There are three days until the 70th anniversary of D-Day. CBS 11’s Doug Dunbar is in France documenting the return of a group of North Texas WWII veterans. Right now, Doug takes a closer look at the organization that got veterans there.
This Friday, the world will commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day in Normandy, France. CBS 11’s Doug Dunbar is there with a group of north Texas D-Day heroes to document their emotional return to Omaha Beach. French students mobbed Rowlett resident Ormand Knowles — asking for his autograph when they learned he is a D-Day vet. To give us an idea of what this week will be like for veterans, we need only look back to our Return to D-Day, one year ago.
Final preparations are being made for the D-Day anniversary and Doug Dunbar is with veterans.
CBS 11’s Doug Dunbar will travel with World War II veterans for the 70th anniversary of D-Day.
I have been here three times now. I still cannot walk into the American Cemetery in Colleville Sur Mer without my eyes watering. It is stunning, sobering, moving.
It was a short winding ride through the north side of Bastogne, to reach the former home of the 101st Airborne today. The Battle of the Bulge base of operations for the screaming eagles, and housing, that now stands frozen in time.
We’re eight hours from landing in France. We’re a lifetime from the war we’re going to remember. But looking at their faces as I walk the aisle of the airplane, I know it will all soon come back.
WW2 arrived in the little town of Frost just as it arrived everywhere else in America, and the Stevenson men did their part to defend our nation.
A group of veterans were honored at a Memorial Day ceremony in Arlington, including an 89-year-old World War II veteran who finally received the medal that he had earned.
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.