Christmas From Heaven: The Candy Bomber Story

Tom Brokaw tells the story of Gail Halvorsen, the Air Force pilot who earned the nickname "The Candy Bomber" for his humanitarian efforts during the Berlin Airlift. Listen to this article: https://d28jd3p91iwyr0.cloudfront.net/public/polly_audio/candy-...

Skeleton May be Japanese American From Internment Camp

SANTA MONICA — In the closing days of World War II, a Japanese American set out with other men from the infamous internment camp at Manzanar on a trip to the mountains, where he went off on his own to paint a watercolor and got caught in a freak summer snowsto...

Dorothy Olsen, Pilot in World War II, Dies at 103

TACOMA, Wash. — Dorothy Eleanor Olsen, a member of a group of civilian volunteers who flew planes across the country during World War II, has died. She was 103. The News Tribune reports that Olsen died July 23 in University Place, Washington. She flew about...
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On Anne Frank’s 90th Birthday, Her Friends Meet Students

AMSTERDAM — For Jacqueline van Maarsen, attending Anne Frank's 13th birthday party in 1942 was a welcome distraction from the grim reality of life in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam during World War II. Enjoying movies and cookies at Anne's apartment meant "we didn...