World War II


Fri May 25, 2012

WWII veteran draws visitors to Belcher, La. memorial

W.H. Greene meets people from around the country who visit his memorial to war veterans, outside his home in Belcher, La. Greene is still adding engraved bricks to the memorial.
Kate Archer Kent

W.H. Greene, 87, of Belcher, La., reflects on the hand-to-hand combat he saw while stationed in the Philippines as a staff sergeant in World War II. A decade ago, he erected a memorial park in honor of all war veterans outside his home. 


Tue January 31, 2012

History Matters: Saluting the Mighty Eighth Air Force

The greatest aerial armadas in the history of warfare were flown by the Mighty Eighth Air Force in World War II. Commentator Gary Joiner looks back at its 70th anniversary.


Fri August 5, 2011

McDonald: A Reflection on August, 1945

Commentator Archie McDonald Reflects back to August, 1945 and events which changed the world.