World War II

Military collectibles at Simmons 1-17-17 (8)

Photo by Jon Anderson

Two Marines from Georgia and a retired Air Force major from Eclectic have thousands of military items, dating from the Spanish-American War in 1898 to the Vietnam War in the 1950s and 1970s. more

Jan 17, 2017 4:33 PM News

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Photo courtesy of Donald Franklin.

France bestows Hoover World War II veteran the Knights of the Legion of Honor award. more

Feb 22, 2016 10:26 PM People

Ellington Franklin

Photo Courtesy of Donald Franklin

Ellington Franklin, who flew two trips to Normandy on D-Day with the Army Air Corps, is among 7 veterans from Alabama and Mississippi to be honored in Montgomery by the French government. more

Jan 27, 2016 9:25 PM People

Toni Shaw

Photo by Karim Shamsi-Basha.

Hoover resident shares story of living in Germany during World War II more

Aug 25, 2014 9:02 PM People 1 Comments

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