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.
Marjorie Walters worked at the Willow Run Bomber Plant during World War II.
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.
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.
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.
Scores of World War II veterans, their families and friends filled the Historic Main Art Theatre in Royal Oak Monday.
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.