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World War II

November 15, 2018
World War II veteran Bob Uppgaard, 95, was the guest speaker Monday, Nov. 12, at a Veterans Day program at Pequot Lakes High School. Nancy Vogt / Echo Journalplay button
Veterans Day: Area students recognize those who served
November 15, 2018 - 1:00pm
November 12, 2018
War story: This U.S. soldier from Germany made false teeth for his comrades during WWII
November 12, 2018 - 10:30am
September 3, 2018
Letter to the editor: Distorting history
September 3, 2018 - 6:30am
April 10, 2018
The 32 replica dog tags of the soldiers from the 194th Tank Battalion Company A who died in combat, as a prisoner of war or the Death March are positioned on a scabbard of a sword after the Fall of Bataan 76th Anniversary Wreath Laying Ceremony Monday, April 9. Each soldier’s name was read and during a ceremony at the Brainerd National Guard Armory. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch  Video and Gallery
Bataan memorial service honors Brainerd armed forces
April 10, 2018 - 4:00am
November 11, 2017
Dale Kriens has come a long ways since entering the army when he was 19.
Veterans Day: World War II veteran remembers service
November 11, 2017 - 4:00am
October 29, 2017
The Cracker Barrel: Just plain lucky
October 29, 2017 - 9:30am
September 25, 2017
The hometown launch of the Johnsons' latest book is Saturday, Sept. 23 at Beagle and Wolf Books.
Little Minnesota in World War II: Book honors brave men from smallest, rural towns
September 25, 2017 - 2:37pm
April 14, 2017
Images of people being led to concentration camps during World War II are on display at the Fagen Fighters World War II Museum in Granite Falls. (Julie Buntjer / Daily Globe)
After surviving Holocaust horrors, Minn. woman shares story about coming to America
April 14, 2017 - 10:39am
June 18, 2015
Nolan to honor CAP members June 22
June 18, 2015 - 3:39pm
May 27, 2015
World War II Brainerd CAP members sought to receive gold medal
May 27, 2015 - 2:32pm
March 13, 2015
Gracie Rivers proudly displayed a flag, purple heart, and other artifacts regarding her great grandfather Gordon Lindholm's service in WWII. Lindholm was a navagator for a bomber that was shot down during the war. Photo by Travis Grimler
Final Holocaust Project Fair for Wangberg
March 13, 2015 - 11:22am