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A Touching True Christmas Story from a Mormon in a Nazi Prisoner of War Camp

by Gerald N. Lund, excerpted from "Lieutenant Terry's Christmas Fudge" | November 28, 2017 | Mormon Life

The following recounts a true story from a Nazi prisoner of war camp in WWII. The winter had turned very co...


How a Primary Lesson Saved a Mormon WWII Pilot from Death

by Gerald N. Lund, excerpted from "Lieutenant Terry's Christmas Fudge" | November 11, 2017 | Mormon Life

While carrying out a mission as a B-17 bomber pilot during WWII, Lieutenant Wendell Bradford Terry (Mi...


POW Survivor, Convert: I'd Endure It All Again Just to Have the Book of Mormon

by Al R. Young | Mormon Life

Warning: This article contains some war content that might be disturbing for some readers. When my father, ...


How a WWII Pilot Saved 90 Men by Following the Spirit's Promptings

by Danielle B. Wagner | Mormon Life

“And upon the wings of his Spirit hath my body been carried away upon exceedingly high mountains. And mine ...


LDS Chaplains on the Front Lines in WWII Share Hope, Remarkable Experiences in Letters

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

"It is our heartfelt hope and prayer that they and many others have not sacrificed life in vain," LDS Chapl...


"It Was Just Surreal": LDS Mom-to-Be Wins Spectacularly on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show"

by LDS Living Staff | Videos Mormon Life

The audience members for Ellen DeGeneres's Mother's Day show all had one thing in common—they were all firs...


LDS Members Assist in Returning Lost WWII Flag to Family of Fallen Japanese Soldier

by Deseret News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

What an incredible story! It's amazing how these members worked together to restore something so personal t...


WWII "Candy Bomber" from "Meet the Mormons" Honored for His Compassion for the Children of Germany

by Deseret News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Col. Gail Halvorsen, a WWII pilot known for dropping candy rations from his plane for the impoverished chil...


LDS Veteran Recalls Horrors of Iwo Jima & How He Regained His Hope

by LDS.org | Mormon Life

"I picked up a stretcher and went around the beach picking up dead GIs. A bulldozer would dig a big hole, a...


Neal A. Maxwell: The Surprising Connection that Came from Sacrament in a Foxhole

by LDS Living | Mormon Life

In Okinawa, Elder Neal A. Maxwell would often bless the sacrament while in foxholes. But he didn't realize ...