How the Omaha World-Herald and other media organizations covered the 2016 Omaha World War II memorial
The Omaha World Herald and other major newspapers are among several media organizations covering the national commemoration of the World War I veterans who died in Omaha, Nebraska.
The city of Omaha, the state of Nebraska and more than 100 local organizations have been working together to remember veterans who served in World War Two.
“The work of these individuals, and the sacrifices they made to defend the ideals that they believed in, is an example of the greatness of America,” Gov.
Pete Ricketts said at a ceremony marking the occasion.
“It is fitting that we honor their sacrifices in this moment, in a city and state that so deeply believes in the virtues of this country.”
Ricketts, a Democrat, has been visiting the region, where more than 8,000 veterans of the war died in the Omaha area in the war years.