- We continue to honor Hometown Hero Ike Murphy. The Vincennes native was severely wounded during the Korean War. After the war, he overcame his injuries and works to honor veterans in a very special place in his hometown.
- The Korean War sometimes doesn’t receive the attention it deserves. Thousands of American military personnel fought and died in a effort to push back the North Koreans and Chinese from South Korea. One of those men is Ike Murphy. The Vincennes native survived the war and came home with wounds and stories.
- Recently, the city of Terre Haute celebrated Jimmie H. Royer day. Mr. Royer is a World War II army veteran who was presented with the Kegion of Honor. It’s France’s greatest award. Mr. Royer is regarded as a hero for what he did for the French people and for what he went through during combat.
- Hometown Hero Ed Robbins of Vincennes served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He witnessed many events during his service including the raising of the American flags on Iwo Jima.
- TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — A lot of memories occur in 100 years. And that’s so true for Bob Pabst of Terre Haute. The 97-year-old World War II veteran has done so much and influenced so many. He’s a husband, a father, a teacher. Now, in Part II of his story, see how all of […]
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