world war ii veteran

World War II Veteran turning 100-years-old

SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. -- 100-year birthdays are always remarkable, and for one local veteran, his 100th could be called extraordinary. Harold, or Hal Hubble is 99 and one of the…

17-year-old killed in WWII buried with military honors

Pfc. William Brandenburg was nearing his 18th birthday on Nov. 20, 1943, the day the United States Army landed on Betio, a small Japanese-occupied island in the central Pacific. He died two days later, one among over 1,000 American soldiers killed in the effort to dislodge the invaders.