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Tag: World War II

Long Island WWII Veterans Reflect on 75th Anniversary of Its End

September 2 marks the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, the deadliest war in human history, but many commemorative ceremonies were canceled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

Found MIA WWII Marine from LI Buried at Arlington

Seventy-two years after he died in a World War II battle and two years after his remains were found, a U.S. Marine from Long Island was buried Wednesday at Arlington National Cemetery.

Nazi ‘Gold Train’ Discovered In Poland

As legend goes, as the Red Army advanced against the Nazis in the waning days of World War II, the train and its fabled cargo of more than 400 tons of gold, gems and unknown treasures (worth tens of billions today) vanished near Książ Castle.

Long Island WWII Vets Relive War Stories on Veterans Day

Out of 16 million Americans who served in WWII, only about one million are left.