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Attack on Pearl Harbor (1941)

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  • Monitor Sanctuary head leads Graveyard of the Atlantic expedition

    Investigators from the Newport News-based Monitor National Marine Sanctuary are playing a leading role in a three-week research expedition designed to study the wrecks of ships sunk off North Carolina in 1942 during the Battle of the Atlantic. Using...
  • Art review: Oakland Museum of California

     
    OAKLAND --When the Oakland Museum of California unveiled its sprawling and distinctive new building for art, history and natural sciences 41 years ago -- a terraced, walled-garden structure that became an instant national landmark -- a review in The...
  • 'Get the shark's mouth on here'

    'Get the shark's mouth on here'
    Chris R. Showalter, son of a PPL lineman in Lancaster, joined the Army Air Forces after the Pearl Harbor attack. Today, the 84-year-old Salisbury Township resident remembers serving with the Flying Tigers in China. Showalter's story begins as he arrives...
  • Air Force Senior Airman Nicholas Eischen, 24, Clovis

    They were up in the high country, floating across the lake in a houseboat. Nicholas Eischen wanted to know what his family thought he should do with his life. He had worked at a pool service and at a few other short-term jobs. "All of them were things...
  • New Pearl Harbor museum scheduled for 2010

    A $33 million contract has been awarded for the construction of a new visitors center at the USS Arizona Memorial, which is getting nearly twice as many tourists as its facilities were designed to handle. The Navy on Wednesday announced that Watts...
  • Crusaders in the underworld: The LAPD takes on organized crime

    Crusaders in the underworld: The LAPD takes on organized crime
    Sgt. Willie Burns had a Tommy gun on the bench in front of him when his 18 handpicked candidates arrived at the 77th Street station on the edge of Watts. It was a cool evening in November 1946, and the men came in topcoats and hats. Burns wore his low,...
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  • New Documentary Pays Tribute to Unparalleled Courage

    New Documentary Pays Tribute to Unparalleled Courage
    They hold the distinction of being "the most decorated unit of its size & time-of-battle in U.S. military history." And now a new documentary about 'The Fighting 442' traces a history of unparalleled courage. "I turned him over, and the blood just...
  • 'Hasty' is a little dated but chuckle-worthy

    World War II ended 65 years ago, and it's likely that the most people living today were too young to remember its horrors. But the war lives on in the hearts and minds of those who fought during it. Playwright John Patrick volunteered as a medic for the...
  • Gov. Paterson Offers State Help If Developers Of Ground Zero Mosque Seek To Relocate

    Gov. Paterson Offers State Help If Developers Of Ground Zero Mosque Seek To Relocate
    New York Gov. David Paterson offered state help Tuesday if the developers of a mosque near the site of the Sept. 11 attacks agree to move the project farther from the site. Paterson, a Democrat, said that he doesn't oppose the project as planned but...
  • As Opposition Increases, Mosque Developer Refuses Relocation

    As Opposition Increases, Mosque Developer Refuses Relocation
    According to a statewide poll released Wednesday, a majority of New Yorkers remain opposed to resurrect a mosque as part of a planned Islamic cultural center just blocks from Ground Zero in Lower Manhattan. The poll also revealed that many saw the...
  • 'The Yaks would scare you to death'

    'The Yaks would scare you to death'
    Harry D. Yoder graduated from Boyertown High School in 1934. During World War II, he flew more than three dozen missions over North Africa, Italy and Germany as a B-24 bomber pilot. Barely three years after the war ended, another world crisis put him at...