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.
Wednesday marks the 70th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the act of war that led to the U.S. entering World War Two. Hundreds of memorial events will be taking place across the States to mark the December 7, 1941... Read Post
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii -- Under calm skies 70 years to the day of the attack on Pearl Harbor, about 120 survivors gathered Wednesday to mark the anniversary with ceremonies that began with a moment of silence for the 2,400 Americans w... Read Post