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A 74-year-old who lost her home to foreclosure struggles to regain footing

They moved into their low-slung Florida home on Memorial Day, 37 years ago.And the first thing Joe did was dig a hole for a flagpole, right near the carport. He was a Navy veteran, survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor, and the rock...Show More Summary

RIP Alan Sanford, The Man Who Fired the First US Shots of World War II

4 days agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

(Photo: Madeline Marshall/Wall Street Journal) Early on the morning of December 7, 1941, Seaman First Class Alan Sanford, 18, was on board the destroyer USS Ward. That ship guarded the entrance to Pearl Harbor. Lookouts spotted a strange, cylindrical object in the water. Show More Summary

Kate Beckinsale to Return for 'Underworld 5'

According to The Hollywood Reporter, actress Kate Beckinsale ("Pearl Harbor") will reprise her role as the Vampire "Death Dealer" Selene in Screen Gems and Lakeshore Entertainment's "Underworld 5". Beckinsale joins actor Theo James ("Divergent") who was confirmed to star in the fifth "Underworld" film last fall. Show More Summary

Marilyn Hare – The Actress Who Kissed 10,000 Soldiers to Boost Morale during WWII

A few months after the bombing of Pearl Harbor the U.S. army was still trying to recuperate and make a full fledged fighting force to send out on two the fronts to confront Imperial Japan and Nazi Germany. Many of these men were drafted...Show More Summary

Pearl Harbour survivor played out his life in a symphony orchestra

Lee Ousley was practising his piccolo for Sunday service on board the USS Dobbin in Pearl Harbor on December 7th, 1941 when the Japanese bombers swooped. A member of the ship’s band, he handed up ammunition for the anti-aircraft guns. After serving throughout the War, he joined the Alabama Symphony as a violinist. Lee died last month, […]

Color My World

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Snopes

Fauxtography: Remarkable vintage color photograph from 1941 shows the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

The Images and Stories of Japanese American Internment

2 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

Soon after the attack on Pearl Harbor in December 7, 1941, the FBI started arresting a number of first-generation Japanese Americans on the West Coast.

Josh Hartnett says 'Batman' rejection story was 'blown out of proportion'

The "Pearl Harbor" actor talks about his role in the show "Penny Dreadful," and clarifies his recent comments about turning down a chance to play the Caped Crusader.

12 Facts You May Not Have Known About Black Widow

Find out how a woman born before the attack on Pearl Harbor can still look like Scarlett Johansson, what the bizarre fates of other women to bear the Black Widow name were, and just what David Bowie's ex-wife has to do with anything, as well as several other equally interesting facts. Continue reading…

Japan leader Shinzo Abe reaches out to Japanese Americans in L.A. visit

3 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

For decades, an uneasy ambivalence marked the relationship between Japan and many Japanese Americans after the Asian nation's 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor prompted the community's mass removal from the West Coast and incarceration in desolate compounds.

20 Rare Photos from the Aftermath of the 1941 Attack on Pearl Harbor

President Franklin Roosevelt declared December 7, 1941 — when Japan launched more than 350 fighters, bombers, and torpedo planes against the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii — a “date which will live in infamy.” Below is a collection...Show More Summary

Fox Sports will honor Pearl Harbor Day by broadcasting from Pearl Harbor

Fox Sports has some big plans for Pearl Harbor Day. In an effort to honor the 75th anniversary of the infamous day back on December 7th, 1941, the network will shift over to Pearl Harbor and call the iconic location home between December 4th and December 7th. Show More Summary

Reflecting on Japanese history on Oahu's Waimanalo Beach

last monthHealth : Booster Shots

Oahu's Japanese history is one of immigration, civil rights, war and commerce. And although no visit to the island is complete without remembering that past (partly by spending time at Pearl Harbor), there is another place to reflect without the crowds and have a swath of paradise to oneself.

Japan’s Forgotten WW2 Revenge Raid

last monthNews : The Daily Beast

Reeling from the attack on Pearl Harbor, the U.S. needed to hit back, and fast. Enter 5’4” Jimmy Doolittle, who led a raid on Tokyo that knocked Japan back.

The Pearl Harbors: China's Port Diplomacy

Siyu Yang reflects on what China's "One Belt, One Road" strategy means for India-China and US-China relations. Flip to the back of a five rupee Pakistani note and you will see red-orange cranes amid a seascape of soft, complementary blue. Show More Summary

U.S. seeks to ID remains of ‘unknown’ Pearl Harbor victims

The remains of hundreds of unaccounted-for Pearl Harbor service members will be exhumed and analyzed for identification, following a broadening of U.S. military disinterment policy announced by the Department of Defense earlier this week. Continue reading ? The post U.S. seeks to ID remains of ‘unknown’ Pearl Harbor victims appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

“I will go down in disgrace”: Franklin Roosevelt’s Pearl Harbor nightmare

Behind the scenes with FDR and his team as the government wheezed into action on a shocking Sunday afternoon

US to Exhume Pearl Harbor Attack Remains for DNA Testing

The Pentagon plans to exhume the remains of 388 Americans killed in the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, in an unprecedented effort to identify troops using DNA testing.

Remains Of Pearl Harbor Attack Victims To Be Exhumed: 388 Sailors, Marines Killed At Pearl Harbor Unidentified

Remains of Pearl Harbor attack victims will be exhumed in a process to identify some of the 388 unaccounted for sailors and Marines who died on December 7, 1941. This decision has come from the Pentagaon, KATC 3 News reports. The Department...Show More Summary

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