Private First Class Buford Johnson of Lakewood, who fought and was injured during World War II, just got some long overdue medals.
World War II
Dale Maple was stationed at Camp Hale and hoped to cross the Mexican border with two German POWs. Author Paul N. Herbert writes about Maple in his new book "Treason In The Rockies."
Donald Stratton was 19 and manning anti-aircraft guns on the U.S.S. Arizona when it was bombed at Pearl Harbor, killing more than a thousand men. Now 94, he is one of only five survivors of the Arizona still alive.
- This year, only two people who lived in Colorado's World War II internment camp, known as Amache, visited Granada, Colorado for their annual pilgrimage.Read more
A Colorado man has unearthed a firsthand account of a group sailors who escaped the fall of the Philippines by sailing to Australia in a small boat.