World War II

Students talk with Harold Haberman, left, Carl Hammergren, center, and Earl Lammers, right (credit: CBS)

Students Hear About Another Era As WWII Vets Visit South High

Students at Denver’s South High School got a living history lesson on Wednesday when three World War II veterans visited and told stories to a Social Studies class.

02/13/2014

Tony Seibert in the film "Climb to Glory" (credit: Colorado Ski and Snowboard Museum)

Screening Of Film Featuring Avalanche Victim Put On Hold

The screening of a film featuring the grandson of one of the founders of Vail is on hold after the young man perished in an avalanche on Tuesday.

01/08/2014

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World War II Aviator Recovered In 2008 To Be Buried In Colorado

A U.S. aviator who was shot down over Germany during World War II will be buried with full military honors at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver, after his remains were recovered in 2008 and later identified using DNA.

12/11/2013

Former Colorado Gov. John Vanderhoof (credit: colorado.gov.)

Former Colorado Gov. Vanderhoof Dies At 91

Former Colorado Gov. John Vanderhoof, a onetime fighter pilot, businessman and bank executive who served as the state’s chief executive for only two years, has died. He was 91.

09/23/2013

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Rocky Mountain Airshow Wraps Up In Broomfield

Several vintage war crafts took to the skies above Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport on Sunday for the Rocky Mountain Airshow.

08/18/2013

The Pentagon (credit: STAFF/AFP/Getty Images)

AP IMPACT: MIA Work ‘Acutely Dysfunctional’

The Pentagon’s effort to account for tens of thousands of Americans missing in action from foreign wars is so inept, mismanaged and wasteful that it risks descending from “dysfunction to total failure,”

07/07/2013

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Memorial Day Parade Brings Out Coloradans To Honor The Fallen

Hundreds of people lined the parade route downtown Denver on Saturday for the annual Memorial Day parade.

05/26/2013

The Memphis Belle (credit: sprott.physics.wisc.edu)

WWII Bomber ‘Memphis Belle’ To Visit Broomfield

The Memphis Belle, a restored B-17 bomber, is scheduled to be in the Denver suburb of Broomfield next weekend as part of a national tour that aims to raise awareness about World War II.

05/19/2013

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New Exhibit Honors The Tuskegee Airmen At DIA

There’s a new exhibit at Denver International Airport honoring the famous Tuskegee Airmen.

02/24/2013

Gov. John Hickenlooper and Attorney General John Suthers at the ribbon cutting ceremony (credit: CBS)

New State Judicial Center Officially Opens

Many of Colorado’s state courts have a new home after the new state judicial center officially opened Monday afternoon.

01/14/2013

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