People often wonder why people say, “Shut up and _____!” to actors and other celebrities. The reason is, they usually say something painfully stupid that demands the response. Director Rob Reiner is the latest who stepped up to the plate to say something absurd. Show More Summary
Longtime NFL writer Bart Hubbuch was fired by the New York Post earlier this year after controversial tweets comparing Donald Trump’s inauguration to 9/11 and Pearl Harbor. Hubbuch has resurfaced with a byline at Deadspin of all places with an in-depth story about a story he attempted to report on while at the Post. Show More Summary
Warfare History Network History, Asia The Japanese attack on Darwin was the greatest military disaster ever inflicted on Australia. The sun was just rising and the day promised clear skies overhead. Since 5 am maintenance crews had been...Show More Summary
??????? After the surprise attack on the US fleet at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, Japan turned its focus to elsewhere, sweeping through the Pacific. Intense photos show Venezuela being rocked by the 'mother of all protests' US Marines in Japan are pushing the F-35 to the limit The 8 most elite special forces in the world Read more... Show More Summary
Eighteen years after Hawaii residents voted for statehood and 19 years after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii was admitted as the 50th state in the union in 1959. It … Click to Continue »
Raymond Haerry was 19 years old when bombs attacked his ship, the USS Arizona, on December 7, 1941. While he never returned to Pearl Harbor while he was alive -- he said the memories were too painful -- he told his family he wanted to be buried there. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
A veteran who survived Pearl Harbor and died last year at age 94 has been reunited with his fallen shipmates on the USS Arizona.
One of the last survivors who served on the USS Arizona on December 7, 1941 was interred with his fallen shipmates aboard the sunken USS Arizona. Raymond Haerry was a 19-year-old serving on the USS Arizona the day imperial Japan struck Pearl Harbor. Show More Summary
Last year, we wrote about Raymond Haerry, one of the few living survivors of the USS Arizona at Pearl Harbor on that fateful day that the mighty battleship was sunk by Japanese planes. His final wish was to rejoin his shipmates on the Arizona upon his passing. According to the Associated Press, that wish came […]
A veteran who survived the attack on Pearl Harbor and died last year at age 94 has been reunited with his fallen shipmates on the sunken ship.
Pearl Harbor survivor Raymond Haerry interred in sunken wreckage of his ship, USS Arizona.
Exactly 75 years ago today, one of the strangest, most daring, and, frankly, craziest missions of World War II was carried out: the Doolittle Raid, America’s retaliation to Japan for Pearl Harbor, and the first time anyone in the war had directly attacked Japan’s Home Islands. Read more...
(Scott Johnson) If you’ve ever learned the story of Doolittle’s Raid and Daolittle’s Raiders, you remember. After Pearl Harbor, as Japan was racking up victories in the Pacific, then Army Air Force Lt. Col. Jimmy Doolittle led something like a suicide mission to bomb Tokyo. Show More Summary
Raymond Haerry died last year at age 94
Michael Peck History, Asia Yamamoto's death was significant on the symbolic level. But in military terms, he was just another casualty of war. Some sixty-eight years before U.S. special forces killed Osama bin Laden, America conducted an assassination of another kind. This time, the target wasn’t a terrorist. Show More Summary
DPAA has identified and accounted for the following formerly-missing US personnel. From World War II • ENS William M. Thompson, US Navy, assigned to the crew of the USS Oklahoma, was lost at Pearl Harbor, HI, on 7 December 1941. He was accounted for on 6 April 2017. • MM1 Fred M. Jones, US Navy, […]
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has settled a case with the Navy involving illegal cesspools at Pearl Harbor.
DPAA has identified and accounted for the following formerly-missing US personnel. From World War II • S1c Monroe Temple, US Navy, assigned to the crew of the USS Oklahoma, was lost at Pearl Harbor, HI, on 7 December 1941. He was accounted for on 22 March 2017. From Korea • CPL William R. Sadewasser, Headquarters […]
On February 17, 1941, almost 10 months before Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor, Life magazine carried a lengthy essay by its publisher, Henry Luce, entitled “The American Century”...
The Navy this summer plans to commission a new guided-missile destroyer named after a sailor who received the Medal of Honor.