ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- Carl, Clinton, Clifford and Jack are old friends. They all served in World War II and flew in B-29s.
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St. Louis resident Tulia Declue grew up in the suburbs of Paris and lived through the Nazi occupation of her country, which she describes as horrific.
A local veteran who fought in one of the most pivotal conflicts during World War II, the Battle of the Bulge, recently had the opportunity to visit the battlefields which helped turned the tide of the war.
Herb Silva has been serving his country for decades, first in Vietnam, then helping to give his fellow veterans proper dental care.
ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- After Pearl Harbor was attacked and the United States was drawn into World War II, St. Louis native Jim Cella wanted to serve his country.
Ralph Goldsticker was 20 years old, living in University City and working as a clerk when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor in December, 1941.
Fenton native John Waldmann was inspired to join the U.S. Navy while watching his older brother graduate Navy Basic Training. But he was surprised and disappointed when a Navy doctor disqualified him due to bad knees.
The Hill neighborhood in South St. Louis had a significant number of men serve in World War II. One of those men survived one of the worst battles of the war.