World War II

Regional
12:07 pm
Mon September 17, 2012

World War Two Veteran Honored

Karl Hopper and Congressman Brett Guthrie at medals presentation
WKU Public Radio

Several replacement service medals have been presented to Warren County, Kentucky military veteran Karl Hopper. He was a radar operator in World War Two and served at the Battle of the Bulge. Hopper says he's humbled to receive the medals, and stresses that people from all walks of life contributed to the war effort in the 1940s.

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Regional
7:41 am
Fri June 8, 2012

Hangar Party to Recognize Tuskegee Airmen

Aviation Heritage Park

The annual Hangar Party of the Aviation Heritage Park will include educational materials and an authentic P-51C like the ones flown in World War II by the Tuskegee Airmen. That group of African-American pilots flew combat missions against the Germans in the war in Europe.