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Attack on Pearl Harbor (1941)

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  • 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,...
  • In Lynnwood, a Japanese soldier's diary from World War II

    In Lynnwood, a Japanese soldier's diary from World War II
    A Lynnwood man, the son of a World War II veteran, has spent decades trying to return a diary to the family of a Japanese soldier killed in the war. But his attempts have been unsuccessful.  Ed Rekola said in 1945, his father, Arvo Rekola, a member of...
  • Battle of Midway: A reversal of fortune

    Battle of Midway: A reversal of fortune
    If you wanted to pitch a novel about World War II battle, the following story line might be considered too dramatic. Six months after the Navy suffers its most catastrophic loss in history, it defies expectations and turns to fight. A Navy captain...
  • Boy Scouts celebrate 'Hometown Heroes'

    Boy Scouts celebrate 'Hometown Heroes'
    Hometown Heroes were honored by the Verdugo Hills Council of the Boy Scouts of America on Wednesday, Dec. 7, a day that marked the 70th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Appropriately, veterans were among those honored at the Oakmont...
  • On Dec. 7, he was 'one of the lucky ones'

    On Dec. 7, he was 'one of the lucky ones'
    Archie Gregory has spent four decades visiting schools, riding in parades and speaking at functions to deliver one basic message: that he is not a hero. Not now, not ever. In his mind, he wasn't a hero when the bombs first struck at Pearl Harbor on Dec....