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Woman hopes to return WWII letters to family

Woman hopes to return WWII letters to family

In March, Tara Lee Holwegner-Bertucci, a Billings native who now lives in Reno, Nev., received devastating news. 

August 22, 2014 6:13 pm Photos

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Procession route

Procession route

Procession route for Pfc. Lawrence Samuel Gordon.

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Bataan death march survivor dies in Wyoming

POWELL, Wyo. — Bill White, a Powell resident who survived the Bataan Death March in the Philippines during World War II, has died. He was 99.

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Pfc. Lawrence Samuel Gordon

Pfc. Lawrence Samuel Gordon

Pfc. Lawrence Samuel Gordon in an undated family photo. Gordon died in France during World War II, and his remains were only recently identified.

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Pfc. Lawrence Samuel Gordon

Pfc. Lawrence Samuel Gordon

Pfc. Lawrence Samuel Gordon in an undated photo. Gordon died in France during World War II, and his remains were only recently identified.

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Pfc. Lawrence Samuel Gordon

Pfc. Lawrence Samuel Gordon

Pfc. Lawrence Samuel Gordon in an undated family photo. Gordon died in France during World War II, and his remains were only recently identified.

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Pfc. Lawrence Samuel Gordon

Pfc. Lawrence Samuel Gordon

Pfc. Lawrence Samuel Gordon in an undated photo. Gordon died in France during World War II, and his remains were only recently identified.

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Town to honor soldier killed in World War II

Town to honor soldier killed in World War II

CASPER, Wyo. — The remains of an American soldier killed during World War II, buried for more than 70 years in an unknown grave in France, will be escorted on Sunday through Casper, where the fallen solider lived before enlistment.

August 08, 2014 9:40 am Photos

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Remains of airmen missing since WWII accounted for

Remains of airmen missing since WWII accounted for

The remains of two missing airmen have been accounted for 70 years after they disappeared when their plane went down over Papua New Guinea during World War II, U.S. military officials said.

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David Ignatius: Our cycles of national worry about military power

WASHINGTON — When CBS News brought Dwight Eisenhower back to Normandy for the 20th anniversary of the D-Day landings in 1964, you might have expected the former commander of Allied forces to conclude with a triumphal comment. Instead, CBS captured an anguished Eisenhower against the backdrop…

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D-Day Anniversary

D-Day Anniversary

Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, lays a wreath at an event for veterans in Arromanches-les-Bains, western France, Friday, June 6, 2014, marking the 70th anniversary of the World War II Allied landings in Normandy. World leaders and veterans gathered by the beaches of Normandy on …

June 06, 2014 12:00 am
D-Day Anniversary

D-Day Anniversary

A group of military re-enactors look at the World War II vehicles displayed on the beach of Arromanches, France, Friday, June 6, 2014, as part of D-Day commemorations. World leaders and veterans gathered by the beaches of Normandy, northern France on Friday to mark the 70th anniversary of th…

June 06, 2014 12:00 am
D-Day Anniversary

D-Day Anniversary

World War II military vehicles are displayed on the beach of Arromanches, France, Friday, June 6, 2014, as part of D-Day commemorations. World leaders and veterans gathered by the beaches of Normandy, northern France, on Friday to mark the 70th anniversary of the World War II D-Day landings.…

June 06, 2014 12:00 am
D-Day Anniversary

D-Day Anniversary

An American flag is placed in the sand of Omaha Beach, western France, Friday, June 6, 2014. Veterans and Normandy residents are paying tribute to the thousands who gave their lives in the D-Day invasion of Nazi-occupied France 70 years ago. World leaders and dignitaries including President …

June 06, 2014 12:00 am
D-Day Anniversary

D-Day Anniversary

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II greets participants during a British D-Day commemoration ceremony in Bayeux cemetery, northern France, Friday, June 6, 2014. World leaders and veterans gathered by the beaches of Normandy on Friday to mark the 70th anniversary of World War Two's D-Day landings. (…

June 06, 2014 12:00 am
D-Day Anniversary

D-Day Anniversary

U.S. President Barack Obama, center, and French President Francois Hollande, left, participate in the 70th French-American commemoration D-Day ceremony at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer, France on Friday, June 6, 2014. World leaders and veterans gathered by…

June 06, 2014 12:00 am
D-Day Anniversary

D-Day Anniversary

Britain's Queen Elizabeth lays a wreath during the French-British ceremony at the British War cemetery in Bayeux, Normandy, France, Friday, June 6, 2014. World leaders and veterans gathered by the beaches of Normandy on Friday to mark the 70th anniversary of World War Two's D-Day landings. (…

June 06, 2014 12:00 am
D-Day Anniversary

D-Day Anniversary

Australian World War II veterans place crosses and flags at graves before attending the French-British ceremony at the British War cemetery in Bayeux, Normandy, France, Friday, June 6, 2014. World leaders and veterans gathered by the beaches of Normandy on Friday to mark the 70th anniversary…

June 06, 2014 12:00 am
D-Day Anniversary

D-Day Anniversary

Military enthusiasts walk on Omaha Beach Vierville sur Mer, western France , Friday June 6, 2014. World leaders and dignitaries including President Barack Obama and Queen Elizabeth II will gather to honor the more than 150,000 American, British, Canadian and other Allied D-Day troops who ris…

June 06, 2014 12:00 am
D-Day Anniversary

D-Day Anniversary

A military enthusiast takes a snapshot of Omaha Beach, western France, Friday June 6, 2014. Veterans and Normandy residents are paying tribute to the thousands who gave their lives in the D-Day invasion of Nazi-occupied France 70 years ago. World leaders and dignitaries including President B…

June 06, 2014 12:00 am

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