Remembering Heroes Of The Second World War Sixteen million men and women served in uniform during World War II. Today, 1.2 million of those veterans are still alive, but hundreds are dying every day. NPR's All Things Considered is remembering some of the veterans who have died this year.
An inscription on the war memorial.
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Remembering Heroes Of The Second World War

Hundreds of the 16 million men and women who served in WWII are passing away each day.