World War II

Sammy D’Alessio, 90, died afer being hit by a train. (Source: Tina Brown)

90-Year-Old Killed By Train Was World War II Veteran

He survived war, but a 90-year-old veteran died after being hit by a freight train Saturday morning in Deerfield Beach.

06/02/2014

American Flag (Source: Darrell Ingham /Allsport)

France Honors WWII Veterans In Florida

The heroes who fought 70 years ago on the beaches of Normandy and throughout France earned the highest distinction the country of France can bestow.

05/02/2014

American Flag (Source: Darrell Ingham /Allsport)

France Honors 22 WWII Veterans From Florida

The French consulate is honoring 22 U.S. World War II veterans from Florida with a highly distinguished award.

04/25/2014

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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