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WWII Veteran gets to fulfill dream to pitch at Wrigley Field

WWII Veteran gets to fulfill dream to pitch at Wrigley Field

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Over 70 years ago Tony Gianunzio was ready to make his dream a reality and start a major-league baseball career with the Cubs before he joined the Coast Guards. Late into the war Tony realized that he wanted to attend...


WWII Veteran has time of his life skydiving

WWII Veteran has time of his life skydiving

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86-year-old WWII Army veteran Bob Harris had done plenty of things while serving in the military but parachuting was the one of the things that he’d never done. That is until he got to cross skydiving off of his bucke...

WWII Veteran returns battlefield flag to Japan

WWII Veteran returns battlefield flag to Japan

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U.S. Marine Marvin Strombo took a ‘good luck’ flag from the body of a dead Japanese corporal 73 years ago during World War II. Now the 93-year-old veteran is making a journey of 10,000 miles to return the flag to the ...

WWII veteran returns to sky for memorable flight

WWII veteran returns to sky for memorable flight

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A friendship was forged between two local men -- each a legend in his own right.Michael Stefanik of Coventry starred on the NASCAR circuit for more than 30 years, and 92-year-old Earl Mann is a WWII veteran who saw co...

WWII veteran whose bravery went unacknowledged for decades dies at 100

WWII veteran whose bravery went unacknowledged for decades dies at 100

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When six Japanese kamikazes attacked the ship that U.S. Navy veteran Sailor Carl Clark was working on in May 1945, their explosions sent him flying across the ship. Rather than ensuring his own safety, Clark pulled several other sailors to safety and extinguished a fire in an ammunition locker that would’ve taken numerous lives and crack the ship in half...



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