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Fly-past honours WWII airmen who died saving UK children

SHEFFIELD, England — U.S. and Royal Air Force planes roared over the English city of Sheffield on Friday to honour 10 American airmen who sacrificed their lives to save British children playing in a park beneath their crippled bomber during World War II.

The fly-past brought tears to the eyes of 82-year-old Tony Foulds, for he was one of those children at that park.

Memorial speaks to North Korea’s ties to summit host Vietnam

BAC GIANG, Vietnam — In a rice field in northern Vietnam, 14 headstones are an enduring symbol of the wartime friendship of Vietnam and North Korea. They mark the original burial ground of North Korean pilots who died while secretly fighting alongside Vietnamese comrades against U.S. Air Force and Navy planes during the Vietnam War.