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In a split vote Tuesday, the Pima County Board of Supervisors approved the Libertarian Party's request to appoint a perennial fringe political candidate and outspoken Holocaust denier as a precinct committeeman. Read more»

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Pearl Harbor Address to Congress: "Yesterday, Dec. 7, 1941 - a date which will live in infamy - the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan." Read more»

Videos of the USS Arizona, past and present. 1,177 members of the crew of the USS Arizona were killed as the battleship exploded and sank during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7, 1941. The bodies of more than 900 remain entombed in the vessel, which serves as a memorial for all who died during the attack. Read more»

Centenarian Ted Giannone raises both hands in the air as he lands at Falcon Field Airport in Mesa on Oct. 30, 2022, after becoming Grounded No More’s 500th rider since 2016.

Dressed in the same flight suit he wore in World War II, 100-year-old Ted Giannone stepped into a bright yellow Fairchild PT-26 trainer plane, becoming the 500th rider of Mesa-based nonprofit Grounded No More - founded in 2016 to take veterans on “honor flights” free of charge. Read more»

Navajo Code Talker Thomas H. Begay gives a keynote address during Arizona’s first National Navajo Code Talkers Day celebration on Aug. 14, 2022.

Navajo Code Talker Thomas H. Begay - one of only three still alive - was the guest of honor during Arizona’s first official Navajo Code Talker Day celebration, an event held to honor individuals who fought for freedom when they didn’t even have the right to vote. Read more»

Samuel Sandoval.

One of the few remaining Navajo Code Talkers, Samuel Sandoval, has died at the age of 98. Read more»

First Lieutenant John Fox in his uniform.

Fort Huachuca now has a military testing range named after Lt. John Fox, a Buffalo Soldier who gave his life in WWII to fight off advancing German forces and protect a small village, the U.S. Army announced last week. Fox was awarded the Medal of Honor more than 50 years after he was killed in action. Read more»

A wooden sign marks the turn for Amache in Granada, Colo.

On March 23, President Biden signed the Amache National Historic Site Act — preserving the place on the western rim of the Dust Bowl where the U.S. government imprisoned 10,000 Japanese Americans and immigrants behind barbed wire from 1942 to 1945. Read more»

Distinguished guests salute the Utah Beach Memorial as the U.S. and French national anthems are performed at the Utah Beach Memorial ceremony on June 5, 2021, in Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, France. The Utah Beach Memorial commemorates the achievements of the 82nd Airborne Division, 101st Airborne Division and 4th Infantry Division forces that landed and fought during D-Day in June 1944.

It's been 78 years since "the Longest Day" — the landing of Allied troops from the United States, Britain, Canada and other nations as they stormed the beaches of Normandy to press the end of World War II in an attack on Nazi Germany. More than 9,000 Allied troops were killed or wounded, as were thousands of German soldiers. Read more»

U.S. troops wade through the water under German fire at Omaha Beach during the Normandy landings on June 8, 1944.

June 6, 1944, marked the first day of the the Normandy landings during WWII. While this day will forever be marked in history, there are a few facts that go unnoticed. Read more»

On Holocaust Remembrance Day, Republican Congressman Paul Gosar posted — and later deleted — a meme rooted in violent and racist online culture that was praised by neo-Nazis and white nationalists. Read more» 1

An undated publicity photo of Chuck Maultsby of Chuck Wagon and the Wheels.

Local music legends will take the Hotel Congress stage Saturday, but along with River Roses, Sidewinders and Giant Sand there was to be one performer who's become more notorious for his posting of antisemitic screeds and pro-Nazi memes — Chuck Maultsby of Chuck Wagon and the Wheels. Read more»

Members of the Archer-Ragsdale Arizona Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen pose for a photo at the end of the ninth annual Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day at Luke Air Force Base in Glendale on March 24, 2022.

Amid the roar of jets taking off and landing at Luke Air Force Base, members of the Archer-Ragsdale Arizona Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen gathered in Hangar 999 for Arizona’s ninth annual Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day. Read more»

Marjorie Taylor Greene accused her opponents of being Nazis. She lied and accused the Speaker of the House of having her own Gestapo. She once again equated something to the Holocaust. Did I say “again?” Yeah, it’s not the first time. Read more»

Holocaust survivor Dirk Van Leenen, 81, talks with Cronkite News about his experience during the war years in Holland at the Arizona Jewish Historical Society on Jan. 27, 2022. Van Leenen was on the last train to Bergen-Belsen, a concentration camp in Germany, when he was 5. 'I’m alive, but I’m blessed to be alive,' he says.

Thursday marked International Holocaust Remembrance Day – 77 years since Allied forces liberated the emaciated survivors of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in Poland, but for the Arizona Jewish Historical Society, every day is a day to remember the Holocaust. Read more»

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