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Man Sentenced In WWII Vet’s Daylight Carjacking

A man who attacked and carjacked an 86-year-old World War II veteran at a busy Detroit gas station has been sentenced to five to 12 years in prison.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/20/2012

American cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, western France. (Photo credit: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Non-Commemoration Of D-Day Is Inexcusable

Wednesday of this week was a meaningful and historic day for Americans, and President Barack Obama was too busy campaigning and raising reelection funds to properly commemorate the day. Beyond being wrong, it is inexcusable. […]

06/07/2012

Michigan World War II Vet To Get Big Gov’t Check

The Department of Veterans Affairs said it would give World War II veteran Leroy MacKlem disability compensation retroactive to 1950, which comes to about $400K.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/26/2012

Grenades. (File Photo by Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)

3 World War II Era Grenades Found At Michigan Home

The discovery of three World War II-era hand grenades at a Mecosta County home caused a scare this week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/18/2012

Jayne Bower, Bill Carruth, Sean Tracy and Tim Downey

World War II Buff Honors Veterans With Replica Models

Sean Tracy is determined to fulfill his mission of honoring as many World War II vets as he can by building each one an exact replica model of the warplane or other vehicle to which the vet was assigned.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/11/2011

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99-Year-Old WWII Vet Receives High School Diploma

A 99-year-old Upper Peninsula man is finally the proud recipient of a high school diploma.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/22/2011

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Holocaust Memorial Center Hosts ‘The Ritchie Boys’ Exhibit

Many call them the unsung heroes of World War II, and this weekend a special traveling exhibit at the Holocaust Memorial Center will be on display.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/23/2011

holocaust memorial center

Holocaust Memorial Center To Host WWII Memorial Lunch-Fundraising Event

The Holocaust Memorial Center, in conjunction with the Michigan Association of Russian-Speaking Jewry, will host a lunch-fundraiser on Sunday, June 19.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/14/2011

Joe Donovan's Detroit History- A Vet's Day Salute To A War And Football Hero 11/10

Tom Harmon never equated his career-ending sacrifice to what so many others lost because of Word War II

11/10/2010

"Save The Stallions!"-0526

A Memorial Day salute to the Detroit soldier who gave his life at the end of World War II protecting the famed Lipizzaner Stallions from destruction.

06/28/2010

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