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This Japanese-American Took Over 1000 Photos During WWII While Drafted in the US Army

6 days agoArts / Photography : Pop Photo

During World War II, 120,000 people of Japanese ancestry living in the United States we held in internment camps. But a select few who were drafted into the U.S. army before the bombing of Pearl Harbor and before America’s direct involvement, ended up serving in Allied forces, albeit in segregated regiments, on the battlefield of the European front. Show More Summary

In Hawaii, ceremonies at battleship Missouri to mark the end of World War II

The end of World War II is to be remembered in Hawaii at the ship where the Japanese surrendered 70 years ago, less than a month after atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Sources: Pearl, Encyclopedia Britannica. Photo of the battleship Arizona by the Associated Press....

Frederick Payne Jr., Marine Corps ace of World War II, dies at 104

One day after Japan attacked Pearl Harbor in 1941, Fritz Payne’s Marine unit headed to sea on the aircraft carrier Saratoga.Within a year, he flew into the elite ranks of American aces — fighter pilots who downed at least five enemy aircraft.Read full article >>

U.S., Japan mark end of World War II in Pearl Harbor ceremony

The mayors of Honolulu and Nagoaka, Japan - two cities linked by World War II - joined hundreds of people Saturday night to mark the 70th anniversary of the conflict's end by watching a spectacular 20-minute fireworks show

Daily 2 Cents: UFO Circled USS Anchor ARS-13 (1946) -- Fear of Cattle Mutilations in Chile -- Spirits of Haskell Park

UFO Circled USS Anchor ARS-13 (1946) Pearl Harbor, Hawaii & Guam: I am filing this report for my father who will be 90 years old in October 2015. My father served in the United States Navy in WW2 and was deployed on the USS Anchor ARS13 in 1946 as quarter master third class. Show More Summary

Decades After Pearl Harbor, a Mission to Honor ‘the Unknowns’ Gains Urgency

last weekNews : NYTimes: News

In an effort to identify sailors who died aboard the battleship Oklahoma, remains from 45 grave sites will be disinterred and taken to laboratories for analysis.

Korea's Unique Position for Military Reform

Korea's Unique Position for Military Reform The United States Navy's Pacific Fleet in Pearl Harbor hosts the biannual RIMPAC (Rim of the Pacific) Exercises in June and July, an immensely successful program that encourages global military...Show More Summary

Brig. Gen. Frederick Payne Jr. dies at 104; Marine fighter ace in WWII

2 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

One day after Japan attacked Pearl Harbor in 1941, Fritz Payne's Marine unit headed to sea on the aircraft carrier Saratoga.

Atomic Bomb Survivors Share Testimonies & Reflections While Visiting Pearl Harbor

In 2006 I boarded the Peace Boat for a voluntary English teaching position and three-month tour around the world with a 1,000 Japanese passengers. Eight years later, June 2014, I flew to Honolulu to meet the ship and a few friends from my 2006 voyage. Show More Summary

Online archives showcase iconic moments in history

From Pearl Harbor to JFK's famous speech in Berlin, vast film archive captures some of the most explosive events of the last 120 years

LISTEN: The Niihau Incident

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

What happens when a Japanese fighter pilot crash-lands on a remote Hawaiian island after the attack on Pearl Harbor? Read the rest

13 Hours Trailer: Michael Bay's Benghazi Thriller Looks Intense

In 2001, Michael Bay made a film about an important moment in American history, and Pearl Harbor was the result of those actions. A film as infamous as its inspiration, it convinced people that Bay couldn't do subtle or reverent if his life depended on it. Show More Summary

13 Hours Red Band Trailer: Michael Bay Depicts Another American Tragedy

This looks a lot more serious, if not yet surely better than Pearl Harbor "13 Hours Red Band Trailer: Michael Bay Depicts Another American Tragedy" was originally published on Film School Rejects for our wonderful readers to enjoy. It is not intended to be reproduced on other websites. Show More Summary

US military exhumes remains of unidentified victims of Pearl Harbor attack

last monthNews : The Raw Story

The remains of unidentified members of the U.S. military killed in the sinking of the USS Oklahoma during Japan’s World War Two attack on Pearl Harbor were exhumed in Hawaii on Monday in a bid to identify them, the Department of Defense said. Five caskets draped in U.S. flags containing the...

Christian Pastor Says Marriage Equality is Worse Than 9/11

What would you include on a list of the "greatest attacks of terror on America"? Maybe 9/11? Pearl Harbor?Pastor John MacArthur of Grace Community Church in California says you're all wrong. Those attacks were nothing compared to what's on his list:

Playing Politics With Tragedy: Kathryn Steinle's Death and the Crackdown on Sanctuary Cities

by Alisa Wellek and Ghita Schwarz Exploiting tragedies has always been smart politics for demagogues seeking to promote their political agenda. From Pearl Harbor to 9/11, cynical politicians have fanned the flames of racism, fear, and...Show More Summary

FUNDAMENTALLY TRANSFORMED: Michael Walsh writes that when America was attacked by Imperial Japan at …

FUNDAMENTALLY TRANSFORMED: Michael Walsh writes that when America was attacked by Imperial Japan at Pearl Harbor, FDR vowed that “we will not only defend ourselves to the uttermost, but will make very certain that this form of treachery shall never endanger us again.” In telling contrast, Walsh writes, “in response to the latest Muslim atrocity, […]

Economic Sanctions Cause War, Not Peace: Some Lessons From FDR's Embargo Against Japan

Submitted by Roberts Higgs of The indepedent Institute via Contra Corner blog, Ask a typical American how the United States got into World War II, and he will almost certainly tell you that the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor and the Americans fought back. Show More Summary

As I start medical school, I’m inspired by Dr. James Lyons

Dr. James Lyons graduated from the University of Michigan’s Medical School in 1942, just a few months after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. As our country swung into a state of all-out war against the Axis powers, many newly minted MDs were assigned specialties by the government instead of being able […]

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