WWII

USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor (Credit, Randy Yagi)

73 Years Later, Survivors Remember Pearl Harbor Attack

The surprise assault on the headquarters of America’s Pacific fleet by the Japanese left more than 2,000 sailors dead, and pulled the United States into World War II.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/07/2014

File photo. (Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

WWII Marine’s Remains ID’d, Burial Planned Monday

An 18-year-old Marine private from Detroit who was killed in heavy fighting on the Japanese island of Okinawa during World War II will be buried Monday at Fort Custer National Cemetery in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/02/2014

Marjorie Walter worked at the Willow Run Bomber Plant during WWII

“Rosie The Riveter” Speaks To Women In Aviation About Work During Wartime

Marjorie Walters worked at the Willow Run Bomber Plant during World War II.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/12/2014

(Credit: Yankee Air Museum/Facebook Photo)

Yankee Air Museum Highlights The Role Of Detroit Manufacturing In WWII

Dennis Norton of the Yankee Air Museum says the Willow Run Bomber plant, and Detroit’s role in supplying the Arsenal of Democracy …was as big as the plant itself.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/25/2013

(credit: www.michiganww2memorial.org)

Support Sought To Erect $4M WWII Memorial In Royal Oak

Fundraising continues for the creation of a WWII Legacy Memorial in Royal Oak — and a familiar radio “voice” is lending his support to the project.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/24/2013

Artist rendering of the planned Michigan WWII Memorial. (Credit: michiganww2memorial.org)

Plans Move Forward For World War II Memorial

Plans 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/09/2013

WWII Memorial in Washington D.C. (Getty Images)

‘Honor Flight’ Chronicles WWII Vets

Scores of World War II veterans, their families and friends filled the Historic Main Art Theatre in Royal Oak Monday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/30/2011

Deportation Ordered For WWII Crime

A Detroit immigration judge has ordered the deportation of an 88- year-old retired auto engineer accused of killing a Jew while serving with a Nazi-controlled police force during World War II.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2011

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