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  • Last of 5 WWII Brothers Dies; Family Looks Back

    Last of 5 WWII Brothers Dies; Family Looks Back
    A military family with ties to Michigan is honoring a special group of veterans for Memorial Day. The Oldham family, who grew up in Monroe County, had five brothers who all served in World War II at the same time. All five young men came home from the...
  • The USS Yorktown took heavy damage at the Battle of Coral Sea

     The USS Yorktown took heavy damage at the Battle of Coral Sea
    It didn't take long for the USS Yorktown's short naval career to heat up. Though completed in peacetime and commissioned in the fall of 1937, it was born at a time when the Navy was still getting accustomed to aircraft carriers . Lt. Commander Clifton...
  • Pearl Harbor Part 4: Will we remember Pearl Harbor?

    Pearl Harbor Part 4: Will we remember Pearl Harbor?
    Russell Argabrite didn't always talk what happened aboard the USS California during the attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. When he finally did, it made a difference. The career Navy man and longtime Norfolk resident began speaking out about his...
  • Allentown native, others recall Pearl Harbor attack

    Allentown native, others recall Pearl Harbor attack
    Growing up in Allentown, Bill Muehleib would visit his grandmother's house and listen to Hawaiian music on the Victrola. A curious kid by nature, he always wanted to visit the islands. He got his wish when he arrived in Hawaii in November 1940 as a...
  • From Newport News to Midway: The Yorktown's final battle

    From Newport News to Midway: The Yorktown's final battle
    When the USS Yorktown returned to Pearl Harbor after the Battle of Coral Sea on May 27, 1942, the Newport News-built aircraft carrier needed by some estimates at least three months' worth of repairs. Craig Symonds, a Naval Academy historian writes in his...
  • Nation Pauses to Remember Pearl Harbor, 70 Years Later

    Nation Pauses to Remember Pearl Harbor, 70 Years Later
    OAHU, Hawaii -- Survivors of the surprise Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor will remember the 2,400 people who lost their lives 70 years ago Wednesday. The annual commemoration in Hawaii begins at 7:40 a.m. (12:40 p.m. ET ) at the Pearl Harbor visitor...
  • Photo gallery: 70th anniversary of 'a date which will live in infamy'

    Photo gallery: 70th anniversary of 'a date which will live in infamy'
    Dec. 7, 1941: The United States naval base at Pearl Harbor is attacked by Japanese planes launched from six aircraft carriers. Four U.S. battleships are sunk, and four others damaged. Over 2,400 Americans are killed, including 1,177 on the battleship...
  • New Exhibit at WWII Museum Commemorates Pearl Harbor Attack

    New Exhibit at WWII Museum Commemorates Pearl Harbor Attack
    The National WWII Museum is inviting the public to share a day filled with observations, special events and an exhibition opening on Wednesday, December 7, the 70th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The anniversary also marks the...
  • Pearl Harbor veteran recalls bewilderment of attack

    Pearl Harbor veteran recalls bewilderment of attack
    Seventy years ago this week, Navy veteran Lou Gore was startled by the muffled thuds of explosions and a burst of commotion while cleaning up from breakfast below deck on the USS Phoenix, a cruiser docked at Pearl Harbor. Hurrying topside, the 18-year-...
  • Pearl Harbor survivors honored aboard USS Midway

    Pearl Harbor survivors honored aboard USS Midway
    SAN DIEGO - A ceremony aboard the USS Midway Museum in San Diego Wednesday marked the 70th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The 1941 attack led by 353 Japanese planes -- fighters, bombers and torpedo planes -- killed about 2,400...
  • Number Of Pearl Harbor Survivors Dwindling

    Number Of Pearl Harbor Survivors Dwindling
    December 7, 1941.  A day that President Roosevelt said, “will live in infamy.”   Wednesday, marks the 70th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. More than 2,400 Americans were killed; eight warships were damaged – four of...
  • CdM students entertain at veterans hospital

    CdM students entertain at veterans hospital
    LONG BEACH — For veterans and Corona del Mar students alike, the excitement was palpable. Middle and high school students have been putting on shows, singing carols and distributing food and presents during the holiday season for 33 years,...