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World War II

A visitor to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is reflected on the surface of the wall in Washington, DC. The memorial honors US service members of the US armed forces who fought in the Vietnam War, service members who died in service in Vietnam/Southeast Asia, and those service members who were unaccounted for (Missing In Action) during the War. (Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

State Leaders Pitch Aggressive “GI Bill”

Republican legislative leaders are pitching an aggressive state “GI Bill” that would attract more military veterans to Florida and attract more people to the Florida National Guard.

01/30/2014

The USS Arizona burns during the bombing of Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941 in Hawaii. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Navy/Newsmakers)

Young Marines From S.Fla. Commemorate Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

It’s been seven decades since the attack on Pearl Harbor during World War II, but for some Miami-Dade teens commemorating the event was transformative for them.

12/07/2013

Pembroke Pines Memorial Day Ceremony  (Source: CBS )

2 WWII Veterans Recognized By France In Ceremony

Two veterans from Florida will receive the highest distinction that can be bestowed upon a French citizen or foreigner for fighting along France in World War II.

11/23/2013

WW II vet George Katzman on being treated to lunch on Veterans Day by a stranger.
(Source: CBS4)

WW II Vet Treated To Lunch By A Stranger

Every Veteran’s Day, George Katzman slips on his old service uniform jacket, showing pride for the job he and his fellow soldiers did during  World War II,

11/12/2013

Schindler's list of 801 Jewish men being sold on eBay for $3 million. (Source: eBay)

No Bids For Schindler’s List On eBay

A pricey piece of history, known as Schindler’s List, did not receive one single bid on the online auction website eBay.

CBS Miami–07/30/2013

Schindler's list of 801 Jewish men being sold on eBay for $3 million. (Source: eBay)

Schindler’s List Being Sold On eBay, Bidding Starts At $3M

From clothes to cars and everything in between, eBay is known as the online auction site to buy just about anything and now you can buy Schindler’s List, but this is one pricey piece of history.

CBS Miami–07/19/2013

21-gun salute at Miami Beach Memorial Day ceremony (Source: CBS4)

S. Fla. & Rest Of Nation Pauses To Mark Memorial Day

From the nation’s capital to South Florida, people across the United States stopped Monday to remember those that have given the ultimate sacrifice in service to their country.

CBS Miami–05/27/2013

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Eleven WWII Vets Honored In Lauderdale Ceremony

They fought bravely for the U.S. and its allies during World War II. Sunday, the the consul general of France will award the 11 veterans the “Knight in the National Order of the Legion of Honor.”

CBS4–05/05/2013

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S. Florida WWII Veteran Celebrates Centennial Birthday

The second oldest living female veteran from World War II celebrated her birthday at a Broward hospital this weekend, but it wasn’t your typical celebration.

CBS4–02/18/2013

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Retired Navy Seaman, 104, Gets Banner Birthday Celebration

With family and friends by his side, Harry Miller made his way down the dock to an awaiting boat to fulfill his birthday wish.

CBS Miami–08/30/2012

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