Many Alabamians spend their July in the company of family and friends by the lake, beach or pool, celebrating American Independence and counting down the days to football season. The summer of 1943 was a much different experience for Alabamian Hugh B. Miller.
When it comes to his “Portraits of Honor” project, Jeffrey Rease has only two big regrets: that he did not come up with the idea and get it started sooner when more veterans of World War II were still with us, and that he simply cannot physically get to every vet that he would like so he can photograph and archive their story.
At the age of 102, Mrs. Davis is the oldest living member of the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion of the United States Army. Throughout World War II, this dedicated group of African American women sorted mail and care packages to maintain the morale of American soldiers stationed abroad,” said Rep. Terri Sewell,
A 100-year-old World War II veteran landed in Birmingham yesterday after making a trip to France on the 78th anniversary of D-Day.
The Aliceville POW Camp was one of the largest in the USA, housing 6,150 POWs and 1200 American Army personnel at its peak.
By Erica Thomas, Managing Editor In 1944, George Mills was a young man deployed to a foreign country, fighting in World War II. He...