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Attack on Pearl Harbor (1941)

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  • Paul Greenberg: Remember Pearl Harbor

    Some memories never fade, and shouldn't. The news, like the attack, came out of the blue. So did an email I got relaying an old-timer's memories of that day, a day that would live in infamy. His daughter up in Connecticut was kind enough to relay them to...
  • Pearl Harbor survivors gather in Hawaii to remember day of infamy

    PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii — About 2,500 people gathered at Pearl Harbor on Saturday to remember those killed in the 1941 Japanese attack that launched the U.S. into World War II. The crowd observed a moment of silence at 7:55 a.m., the minute the...
  • Pearl Harbor hero speaks at Victory House

     
    During War Hero's Day at Victory House in Pershing Square, Gunners Mate Mel Van Keuren addresses the crowd. Van Keuren is credited with downing the first Japanese bomber at Pearl Harbor....
  • The shipyard launched a WW II legend with the gallant but short-lived USS Hornet

    The shipyard launched a WW II legend with the gallant but short-lived USS Hornet
    When the shipbuilders of Newport News launched the USS Hornet on Dec. 14, 1940, the last carrier in the Yorktown class was considered to be in a class by itself. Its deck measured nearly 5 feet wider than that of its sister ships -- the Yorktown and the...
  • Dr. Ben Carson sinks to a new low

    In 1865, American slavery ended with the Confederate surrender at Appomattox Courthouse and the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment. Since that time, these things have happened: In 1871, fire destroyed the city of Chicago. In 1896, the Supreme Court...
  • Defense companies land $500M in deals

    Defense companies land $500M in deals
    Before the now-notorious partial government shutdown took hold, the Pentagon awarded hundreds of millions of dollars in contracts to Central Florida defense contractors, according to Defense Department records. Overall, figures indicate the military...
  • Hawaii: USS Missouri marks 15 years at Pearl Harbor

    Hawaii: USS Missouri marks 15 years at Pearl Harbor
    The USS Missouri, one of the United States’ most iconic warships, this summer marks the 15th anniversary of its permanent mooring at Pearl Harbor.  The ship saw action in World War II, the Korean conflict, Operation Desert Storm and a motion...
  • Remembering wartime unity, national purpose, now long gone

    WASHINGTON -- Another Veterans Day has come and gone, celebrating the millions of Americans who served in the so-called War to End All Wars and all the wars since. The day was originally observed as Armistice Day, commemorating the all-quiet on the...
  • Capsized Costa Concordia slowly being righted

    Capsized Costa Concordia slowly being righted
    GIGLIO, Italy -- Twenty months after it capsized off the Italian coast, killing 32 people, the Costa Concordia cruise ship slowly emerged from the sea Monday as a painstaking $800-million salvage effort got underway. With 56 giant pulleys starting to...
  • Daniel Dae Kim's play inspires "Hawaii Five-0" Pearl Harbor episode

     
    Friday's episode of "Hawaii Five-0" about World War II interment camps was inspired by a play produced by Freedom' grad Daniel Dae Kim. Writer Peter Lenkov told TVGuide.com that he wanted to do an episode about the camps that put......
  • DWP is moving ahead with plans for Owens Valley solar plant

    DWP is moving ahead with plans for Owens Valley solar plant
    MANZANAR, Calif. — Over the objections of critics, Los Angeles is moving ahead with plans to build a $680-million 200-megawatt solar energy plant within view of this desolate Eastern Sierra site that was a Japanese American internment camp during...
  • The shipyard's last battleship signaled the end of an era

    The shipyard's last battleship signaled the end of an era
    Newport News shipbuilders marked the end of an era when they laid down the keel of the yard's last battleship on Nov. 20, 1939. Called the "longest, widest and luckiest" by the men who built it, the USS Indiana was the 14th and final ship in a long line...