Editor's note: This is the seventh and final part in a series on the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.
Editor's note: This is the sixth in a six-part series on the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.
Editor's note: This is the fifth in a six-part series on the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.
Editor's note: This is the fourth in a six-part series on the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.
After the Mariana Island campaign (Saipan, Tinian, Guam) during World War II, we began to prepare for retaking the Philippines. General Douglas MacArthur, on leaving the tragedies of Bataan, the death march and Corregidor behind, had settled on New Guinea as his base. The promise, "I shall r…
On this beautiful June morning it is hard to imagine 70 years ago the carnage on Omaha Beach as Allied forces sought to retake Europe from Nazi conquest. While the media are full of pictures and speeches, old warriors like myself draw on personal memories to share.
World War II veterans are becoming scarce as we approach the 69th anniversary of what we call "The Greatest Generation." Each day the newspaper records the passing of more buddies and shipmates of what was once 16 million men and women in all branches of the services.
Sexual assaults in the military have been in the news lately, but it's not a new issue. Troops' sexual appetites have plagued the military as long as anyone can remember.
John D. Wolf, of Valparaiso, is a retired minister and decorated World War II Navy combat veteran.
VALPARAISO | World War II veterans Bill Wellman and John Wolf will be the guest speakers at Friday's annual Memorial Day service at the Foundation Meadows service memorial.
Pope Francis is the first pontiff to reach into the 13th century and choose the name of a humble Christian called St. Francis of Assisi. How significant for the Catholic Church and for Orthodox and Protestant Christians!
With Monday's final game of March Madness, we now know which is the best men’s college basketball team in the land.
CROWN POINT | A Valparaiso man died Sunday when he fell from scaffolding at his home, the Lake County coroner's office announced.
VALPARAISO | Along with a history lesson on World War II, John Wolf had another lesson for the large crowd attending Monday's 13th annual Veterans Day program of the Valparaiso Rotary Club at Strongbow Inn.
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