World War II

Encinitas veteran receives a hero’s welcome

Encinitas veteran receives a hero’s welcome

SAN DIEGO — Encinitas resident Tom Bussjaeger remembers approaching San Diego’s shore on the deck of an aircraft carrier during a cold November night in 1945. The glowing lights of the city came into view, marking his and other troops’ return.

World War II veteran gets flight in B-17

World War II veteran gets flight in B-17

Pearl Harbor survivor still recalls that fateful day

Pearl Harbor survivor still recalls that fateful day

OCEANSIDE — Adolph Kuhn, 91, belongs to an elite fraternity of Pearl Harbor survivors.