By: Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press
PEARL HARBOR (AP).- About 20 World War II veterans gathered aboard the battleship Missouri in Pearl Harbor to mark the 66th year since the end of World War II. The USS Missouri was anchored in Tokyo Bay on Sept. 2, 1945 when it hosted Japanese leaders who signed surrender documents formally ending the war. The now decommissioned vessel is currently a museum called the Battleship Missouri Memorial.
Seventy years after a "date which will live in infamy," this satellite image of Pearl Harbor shows the symbols of a war's beginning and end. The symbol of the end is more evident: The USS Missouri sits at its dock at Ford Island in ... Read Post
More than 2,000 people are gathering at Pearl Harbor on Friday to mark the 71st anniversary of the Japanese attack that killed thousands of people and launched the United States into World War II. Read Post