December 29, 2013
A Soviet tank soldier's remarkable experience fighting the Nazis in World War II helped the Allies win the war.
November 09, 2012
With war plants shutting down and laying off workers and millions of veterans looking for jobs, would depression return? President Franklin Roosevelt called on Congress to provide educational assistance, unemployment insurance, and other benefits to veterans of World War II.
June 08, 2012
The World War II Memorial honors allies who helped us defeat the Axis nations.
December 16, 2011
The Battle of the Bulge developed as the Germans encircled the town of Bastogne, Belgium. One of those Americans who remembered those cold, snowy days, and who also received a copy of the famous offer of surrender of Bastogne, was my father, Thomas R. O’Brian
May 14, 2012
Reflections on Jimmie Kanaya, a Japanese American, and a decorated veteran of World War II, Korea, and Vietnam.
May 01, 2012
Park Ranger Paul O'Brian reflects on the World War II Memorial and his family in the World War II era.