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Attack on Pearl Harbor (1941)

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  • Relatives of Pearl Harbor victims want military to identify remains

    Relatives of Pearl Harbor victims want military to identify remains
    Bethany Glenn never met her grandfather, John C. England, a 20-year-old Navy ensign from Alhambra who perished in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. But 73 years after that day of infamy, Glenn has made it her mission to recover the remains of...
  • Get The Inside Story At Battleship Cove

    Get The Inside Story At Battleship Cove
    Known internationally, Battleship Cove in Fall River, Mass., is an important destination. “What we have here is the largest collection of preserved U.S. Navy ships in the world.  Now, that’s a big deal,” says Brad King, who traveled...
  • It could have been worse

    The good thing about our president's talk at the Justice Department last week is that it was mainly talk. Its subject: How to limit the National Security Agency -- or maybe just national security. Thankfully, he didn't actually do anything to abolish that...
  • Miami Hurricanes should be insulted by the odds against them

    Miami Hurricanes should be insulted by the odds against them
    It is not a shock to open a paper to find Florida State listed as a 22-point favorite. The Seminoles (7-0) are No. 3 in the Bowl Championship Series standings and have defeated their last three opponents by a combined score of 163-31. Florida State is...
  • Is China copying the old imperial Japan?

    In the 1920s, Japan began to translate its growing economic might -- after a prior 50-year crash course in Western capitalism and industrialization -- into formidable military power. At first, few of its possible rivals seemed to care. America and...
  • 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 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...
  • James Ellroy returns to the 1940s in new four-book series

    James Ellroy returns to the 1940s in new four-book series
    James Ellroy is returning to the scene of the crime his greatest literary success, the 1940s, in a new four-book series. Ellroy's agency Sobel-Weber has the news: The lead title is "Perfidia" and is coming in fall 2014 from Knopf. Ellroy hit the big...
  • Winston Churchill bust headed for U.S. Capitol

    Winston Churchill bust headed for U.S. Capitol
    WASHINGTON — So what if the British burned the U.S. Capitol? That was way back during the War of 1812. A bust of Winston Churchill is headed there, 50 years after the legendary British statesman was granted honorary U.S. citizenship. The bust...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Book sheds light on Battle of Big Bethel

    Book sheds light on Battle of Big Bethel
    On June 10, 1861, Union and Confederate forces lined up against each other in the Battle of Big Bethel, the first planned engagement of the Civil War. Led by Maj. Gen. Benjamin F. Butler for the North, and Col. John Bankhead Magruder for the South, the...