The Marines sent him high into the mountains of Japan. Barney O’Hern and his fellow Marines found themselves on Mount Fuji, above the tree line. “There was snow on the ground year-round,” he recalled.
Robert Laier was a farm boy who yearned to fly. His dream came true in 1945, only to be cut short in 1951 somewhere over North Korea. Tuesday, the hometown hero's memory will be celebrated in a big way.
Back in the 1950s, the publisher that would someday be Marvel Comics was known as Atlas Comics. One thing that Atlas was known for was volume, in that it had a tendency to jump on various trends and flood the market with a given genre, before canceling all those books to jump on the next trend. When the Korean War began in 1950, the trend Atlas milked was war comics.
Francis A. Kennedy’s habitual tinkering led to inventing a telephone caller ID device in the 1970s and a patented insulated concrete block tha…
It was raining on the day a pilot from San Antonio came up to Nebraska to give rides in his old airplane.
The crowd of people who attended funeral services for Dale Wayne Quick was more than he likely could have imagined.
WASHINGTON — Like most on the trip, 35-year-old Justin Anderson joined the latest Nebraska honor flight to both revisit memories and find some closure.
A dozen Korean War veterans on Sunday received hand-crafted quilts commemorating their service during a ceremony held at the Rejda American Le…
An end-of-war declaration, unlike a peace treaty, would be a nonbinding agreement and largely a political statement.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Seoul says the rival Koreas began removing mines and other explosives at two sites inside their heavily armed border on Monday as part of their recent tension-reduction steps. They will likely end up pulling out a very small portion of an estimated 2 million mines littered inside and near the 248-kilometer (155-mile) -long, 4-kilometer (2.5-mile) -wide Demilitarized Zone. But it would be the two countries' first joint demining work in more than a decade and comes amid international diplomacy aimed at ridding North Korea of its nuclear weapons.
In 2000, Kim Jong Il, the late father of North Korea's current leader, smiled broadly as he shook hands with South Korea's then-president, liberal Kim Dae-jung at Pyongyang airport, and they agreed to resume family reunions and joint economic projects.
Reuel Van Ness, 47, of Omaha, Safeway Cab driver. He was shot four times by Carey Dean Moore in 1979 when he reached back for Moore's gun as Moore tried to rob him. His body was found sprawled face down in a desolate park road intersection at Standing Bear Lake in northwest Omaha. Van Ness had worked for an Omaha construction company and part time as a cab driver for 17 or 18 years. He was a Korean War veteran and father of 10 children.
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is flying to Hawaii on Wednesday to receive 55 boxes of bones recently handed over by North Korea. The remains …
About 7,700 U.S. soldiers are listed as missing from the 1950-53 Korean War, and 5,300 of the remains are believed to still be in North Korea. The war killed millions, including 36,000 American soldiers.
The nation’s most famous Army nurse — Maj. Margaret “Hot Lips” Houlihan — will come to Nebraska in two months for the sendoff of the state’s first All-Female Veterans Flight.
North and South Korean officials agreed Friday to hold highly emotional temporary reunions in August of families separated since the 1950-53 Korean War. A look at key issues:
Kim Jong Un makes history to cross border. The rival Koreas fought one of the 20th century's bloodiest conflicts and today occupy a divided peninsula that's still technically in a state of war.
Spam, trout, fried chicken, moon pies and anything slathered in mayonnaise — those are some of the flavors of South Korea's home cooking that might seem just a bit familiar to the U.S. athletes and hordes of westerners preparing to descend upon the small Asian country for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games.
The war hero came to power without plans to overturn the status quo in domestic policy and his 100 days unfolded without much of a mark.
STROMSBURG — Sterling Anderson and Carl Johnson have shared many experiences over the years.