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Detroit Woman Deemed Oldest US Veteran Traveling To Meet President ObamaA 110-year-old woman believed to be the nation's oldest veteran will soon be making a trip to Washington D.C.
WWII Marine Finally Identified, Buried In MichiganA ceremony with full military honors took place Monday morning for Robert McConachie at Fort Custer National Cemetery.
10 Things You Didn't Know About ChicagoMany 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.
Man Sentenced In Bogus WWII Buried Gold SchemeThe scheme involved the bogus recovery of gold bars supposedly buried by Japanese soldiers during World War II, federal prosecutors said Friday.
Metro Detroit Veterans Share Their D-Day MemoriesA handful of World War II veterans commemorated the 70th anniversary in Dearborn at a screening of "D-Day" in 3D.
Metro Detroit Man's Homage To World War Two VetsSean Tracy of Wixom has built about 100 models for local veterans.
Plans Move Forward For World War II MemorialPlans are moving forward for a $3 million World War II memorial in metro Detroit, with bricks that will be part of the project going on display this month.
ProQuest's Expansion of History Vault Opens New Perspectives on American HistoryThe Ann Arbor database provider ProQuest says that later this year it will open content that has been largely inaccessible to global researchers with a significant expansion of its acclaimed History Vault, a five-year program to provide central access to the key archival collections that document the most important and widely studied topics of 18th- through 20th-century America.
Mich. Men Unearth Pieces Of Downed WWII-Era PlaneFour men have unearthed pieces of what they say is a World War II-era fighter plane that crashed 71 years ago in a southeast Michigan farm field.
Detroit History: From Holbrook To Hiroshima Barely a dozen years after he was the smartest student at Hamtramck High School, Emil Konopinski was the brightest young nuclear scientist on the team ensuring that America won the World War II race for the ultimate weapon.
Holocaust Boxcar To Become Museum ExhibitA rare part of Holocaust history will become a future exhibit in Farmington Hills.
Auschwitz Artworks On Display In Orchard LakeAn exhibition of artwork made at the Nazi's Auschwitz labor camp is opening in Michigan before going on a national tour.
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