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Attack on Pearl Harbor (1941)

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  • Sunken WWII boat mystery: Where did 3 million gallons of oil go?

     
    It was just after sunrise on Dec. 23, 1941, when the tanker Montebello was hit by a torpedo from a Japanese submarine just off the Central California coast, taking 3 million gallons of crude oil with it as it sank.......
  • Bring back the draft -- but with a twist

     
    There are 3 billion reasons -- billions, as in dollars -- behind the pushback against cuts to the Defense Department's budget, which, along with Homeland Security and related programs, takes up more than half of the nation's discretionary budget. Here.......
  • This weekend: Ry Cooder, holiday book guide

     
    Coming in Sunday's L.A. Times: up close with musician-turned-author Ry Cooder, our holiday books gift guide and more....
  • TV THIS WEEK: Dec. 4 - 10

     
    TV THIS WEEK: Dec. 4 - 10...
  • Remembering Pearl Harbor, 70 years later

     
    Seventy years after the attack on Hawaii's Pearl Harbor, thousands of people, including about 120 survivors, are expected to return to island of Oahu to pay their respects to the 2,300 Americans who died on Dec. 7 1941....
  • Piece of Mind: Forgetting our protectors

    Piece of Mind: Forgetting our protectors
    Unlike some of the men of his generation, he was not eager to be a soldier. He did not rush to enlist, following Japan's Dec. 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor and the declaration of war on the U.S. by Germany's Adolph Hitler that followed a few days later....
  • Mesa Musings: Koreas' war far from over

    "In the spring … kings go off to war," the author of 2 Samuel wrote three millennia ago. Lee crossed the Potomac and invaded the Union in June 1863; Hitler ran roughshod over France in May 1940; and North Korea invaded the South in June 1950....
  • Nearly seven decades later, Pearl Harbor attack still a vivid memory

    Nearly seven decades later, Pearl Harbor attack still a vivid memory
    The view looking out from the San Diego-bound Amtrak Surfliner on Saturday was Americana 2010. Morning garage sales, youth soccer games and grocery shopping trips flicked past at 80 mph. But inside a 1940s-era first-class lounge car, it was pure 1941,...
  • War Veterans Host Pearl Harbor Ceremony

    War Veterans Host Pearl Harbor Ceremony
    As we approach the 69th anniversary of Pearl Harbor, one World War II veteran expressed concerns about another attack similar to Pearl Harbor or Sept. 11, 2001. The memories of Dec. 7, 1941 are still fresh with billions of Americans to this day. 39...
  • 'See that plane? That's Japanese!'

    'See that plane? That's Japanese!'
    Burdell S. Hontz graduated from Pen Argyl High School in 1939, joined the Army Air Forces the next year and shipped out to Hawaii. He attended clerical school on Oahu and worked in the message center of a B-17 bomber unit, the 11th Bombardment Group,...
  • 9/11 Heroes to Feds: Help Us Just Like Pearl Harbor Victims

    9/11 Heroes to Feds: Help Us Just Like Pearl Harbor Victims
    On the anniversary of the deadliest attack on U.S. soil, Pearl Harbor, victims of the second most deadly attack, the World Trade Center bombings, are on Capitol Hill seeking the same level of help from the federal government that it provided Pearl...
  • Local Pearl Harbor survivors gather downtown

    Local Pearl Harbor survivors gather downtown
    It was 69 years ago on December 7th, "a day that will live in infamy" according to President Franklin Roosevelt, when the Japanese planes bombed Pearl Harbor. Tuesday, local survivors gathered downtown at the Indiana War Memorial to mark the somber...