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Melvin Morris, Jose Rodela, and Santiago Erevia received their Medals of Honor from President Obama in March 2014.

These American war heroes were overlooked for decades due to race discrimination. Here are their remarkable Medal of Honor stories.

The Army veterans had been overlooked for the nation's highest honor due to racial discrimination. Here are their unbelievable war stories.
Russian T-14 tanks with the Armata Universal Combat Platform drive during the Victory Day parade, marking the 71st anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two, at Red Square in Moscow, Russia, May 9, 2016.

Russia buys WWII-era T-34s for propaganda boost as supposed NATO killer T-14 tank fails to launch

Russia's pivot to WWII tanks over the new, better T-14 shows Putin has failed to modernize its military, and that the tank was more theory than tread.

79 years ago, the B-24 Liberator took its first flight — here’s how it helped cripple the Nazi war machine

"Yes, the Nazis and Fascists have asked for it," Franklin Roosevelt said. "And they are going to get it."

79 years ago, the British won a surprise victory over Nazi Germany in the first major naval battle of World War II

The British faced a bleak outlook in the early days of World War II, but a naval victory thousands of miles away from Europe boosted spirits at home.

74 years ago, the Nazis launched their last great western offensive of World War II — here are 13 photos of the Battle of the Bulge

On December 16, 1944, more than 200,000 German troops slammed into Allied lines in Belgium in the Nazis' last great western offensive of World War II.
Then-Capt. Isoroku Yamamoto, Japanese naval attache to the US, with US Secretary of the Navy Curtis D. Wilbur in the late 1920s.

Here’s how the US pulled off a daring mission to take out the mastermind of the attack on Pearl Harbor

The US advance into Japanese-held territory in the Pacific started slowly, but by 1943, US forces were in position for vengeance.
Francis Byrne, 94, to receive Purple Heart for injuries sustained during WWII

The US Army is granting this 94-year-old WWII vet’s dying wish by presenting him with a Purple Heart

It's taken seven decades, but this Army veteran who was wounded by a land mine in Belgium during World War II will finally receive his Purple Heart.
The USS Shaw explodes during the Japanese raid on Pearl Harbor.

Here’s what President Roosevelt said to his Cabinet after the attack on Pearl Harbor

Roosevelt called it the "most important" Cabinet meeting since 1861.
The Mahan-class destroyer USS Shaw explodes in the background after the attack on Pearl Harbor.

The Navy made incredible photos to show present-day Pearl Harbor compared with the day of the attack

The Navy remembered the "day of infamy" with a series of photo illustrations overlaying scenes from that horrifying day with present-day photos.

Unforgettable photos from the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, 77 years ago today

On December 7, 1941, the US fleet at Pearl Harbor were unaware that Japanese bombers were headed toward America's most important Pacific base.