Medic who documented Nazi camp horror dies at 93

Medic who documented Nazi camp horror dies at 93

By Wayne Drash/CNN – CNN.com – Image Not Credited. Riverside, California (CNN) – Anthony C. Acevedo’s four children and two grandchildren escorted his flag-draped coffin as he came to rest at Riverside National Cemetery before the Prisoner of...
Mexican Immigrant Earns Medal of Honor During World War II

Mexican Immigrant Earns Medal of Honor During World War II

By Katie Lange – DODLive.mil – National Archives photo. Photo: President Harry Truman awards the Medal of Honor to Army Staff Sgt. Macario Garcia in 1945. Medal of Honor recipient, Army Staff Sgt. Macario Garcia, became the first Mexican immigrant to earn...
The Zoot Suits, 1940s

The Zoot Suits, 1940s

By Kathleen Campos-Banales – mtholyoke.edu – Photo Meier & Rivera 145 During World War II, a lot of youths were expressing themselves through their outfits such as the zoot suits. Zoot suits “consisted of a broad-rimmed, flat hat; a long draped coat;...