Kent flew some 140 missions over North Africa, Italy and Central Europe.
Only nine of the USS Tang's original 87 crew survived the night it sank.
"I think the people who felt it the most, probably were the mothers and wives of sons and husbands who had been in actual combat."
This Aug. 9 marks the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki.
"I’m going simply because there’s a war on and I’m part of it. …I’ve got to—and I hate it."
"People say to me, 'You helped win WWII and now you are helping our country win this battle over this virus.'"
“The reason I had trouble talking about what happened was that I feared I was beyond forgiveness for the things I had done."
Reiner began writing and performing his own comedy material when he was recruited into a special unit that put on shows for the troops.
As the sun set on the blood-stained beaches of Normandy, France on June 6, 1944, Supreme Allied Commander Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower's message to the thousands of Allied troops dispatched...
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