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Landing Craft Take Center Stage During Lunchtime Presentation

  FORT EUSTIS -- On June 5-6, 1944, the Allied invasion of France commenced. Many recall scenes of carnage and destruction across fields of fire...
Shades of Our Past, a local tour company, has started a new World War II tour experience for guests. (WYDaily/Courtesy Lee Ann Rose)

Tour group brings WWII history alive in Historic Triangle

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While the Historic Triangle is typically steeped in revolutionary history, a new tour is bringing World War II to the Colonial Capital. Shades of Our...
Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams (WYDaily photo/Courtesy of the Navy)

A US warship was commissioned in Hampton Roads in honor of this Iwo Jima hero, who attended the event

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A 96-year-old war hero looked on as military officials commissioned a U.S. Navy warship in honor of the veteran, the last surviving Medal of...
Pitbull breed dogs tend to have a hard time getting adopted, said Jennifer Lafountain, volunteer and community engagement manager with Heritage Humane Society. But thanks to local rescue organizations such as Bully Advocate and Rescue Collective, these dogs are getting second chances with loving homes. (WYDaily/Courtesy Maria Schiefer)

ICYMI: WWII photos, Village Shops, pit bulls and more

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With dozens of headlines every day, it’s easy to miss some here and there. Get in on the conversation with this list of WYDaily’s most-read...
Jessica Hubbard is a photographer in Hampton Roads that is taking on project to photograph and document the stories of local WWII veterans. (WYDaily/Courtesy Jessica Hubbard)

Local photographer takes on project to document stories of WWII veterans (Free read)

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When photographer Jessica Hubbard first sat down to chat with a WWII veteran, she didn’t realize the impact it would have on her. Now, she...
The annual Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day ceremony at the Virginia War Museum is Saturday, Dec. 7 at 4 p.m. (WYDaily/ Courtesy of the city of Newport News)

Remember Pearl Harbor at the Virginia War Museum

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This year marks the 78th anniversary of Pearl Harbor and the Virginia War Museum in Newport News is hosting its annual Pearl Harbor Remembrance ceremony...

Vintage ‘Warbirds’ will soon awake and fly over Virginia Beach

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Skies over Virginia Beach will once again be alive with the sight of flying vintage aircraft for the Military Aviation Museum’s Annual Warbirds Over the...

Asia and the MacArthurs: Here’s a new exhibit opening in Norfolk

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NORFOLK – Gen. Douglas MacArthur in 1963 wrote, "The future and the very existence of the United States is tied up in Asia and...