"Time flies, whether you're having fun or not." -Lynda Barry This thought has been haunting me lately as we approached the 13th anniversary of The Day That Changed Everything (for the worse). The stark images from the day itself, soShow More Summary
The “enormity” of December 7, 1941 still resonates for James Ellroy. It's an event that rippled through his home city of Los Angeles and is now at the core of his new novel, which uses the Pearl Harbor bombing as...
What was it Isoroku Yamamoto said after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor? “I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible
After first calling to mind to both Pearl Harbor in December of 1941 and the Titanic in April of 1912, Rev. William Cook, the exec. director of something called the Black Robe Regiment of Virginia (which he describes as "a...
When America entered World War II after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, it did so fully, committing all of its assets. As the men stepped into battle across Europe and in the Pacific theater, women entered the workforce, occupying the roles of their husbands, brothers, and sons. Show More Summary
US Department of Defense informs of placement of contracts for Chesapeake Bay dredging, dry-docking of USS Pearl Harbor, and charter of surface escort vessels. Details as follows: 1.
1. The benefits of early work experience are declining, especially for men. 2. Interview with Pete Best, who is happy and still alive. 3. 38 maps of the global economy. 4. How the Japanese messed up Pearl Harbor. 5. Very good (and complex) FT Alphaville post on long-term unemployment this time around; “…about 10 per […]
On January 7th, 1942, one month after Pearl Harbor, T.W. Smith, Jr., the owner of the Sun Rubber Company, and his designer, Dietrich Rempel, with Walt Disney’s approval introduced a protective mask for children. This design of the Mickey Mouse Gas Mask for children was presented to Major General William N. Show More Summary
The USS Houston wreck in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, the sunken World War II vessel “Galloping Ghost,” has been confirmed. The cruiser was used in the Battle of Sunda Strait on February 28, 1942, and sunk by the Japanese. Out of a crew of 1,068 sailors and Marines, only 291 managed to survive not only the
He’s made some of the hottest blockbuster films of the past couple of decades, and now Michael Bay is ready to move on from his work on the “Transformers” franchise. The “Pearl Harbor” stud told USA today, “There’s a lot that’s unexplored, but that’s for the next director to figure out. Show More Summary
People often talk about particular events being seared into their minds: Pearl Harbor, JFK’s assassination, 9/11…I remember the first time I ever read an article by Jack Baruth. It was 2009, and I was sitting in the living room of my...Show More Summary
“Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor? Hell, no!” Or something. Anyway, Mike Buck, who lost the Republican runoff for state school superintendent to Richard Woods by a razor-thin margin, has requested a recount, according to the Secretary of State’s office: Michael L. “Mike” Buck, a Republican candidate for State School Superintendent, has […]
US Navy sailors honor Pearl Harbor survivor Motor Machinist's Mate 3rd Class Wesley E. Ford at a memorial service at Pearl Harbor. (US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Diana Quinlan.)
A guided-missile destroyer departs Pearl Harbor for deployment as a child plays with a radio-controlled boat at Dog Beach. (US Navy photo by Canadian Armed Forces Sgt. Matthew McGregor )
From the developers formerly known as 3D Games who brought to gamers the world over air-combat simulation titles like Air Conflicts, Air Conflicts: Secret Wars and Attack on Pearl Harbor comes Shadows: …
Left Field NYC release a set of playful floral bucket hats. This 100% cotton bucket is named the Pearl Harbor WW2 bucket hat because it sports a “Daisy Mae” style and the pattern reminds wearers of the flora found exclusively on… Left Field NYC Pearl Harbor WW2 Bucket Hats is a post by Logan Moy on Selectism.
World War I started after Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated… World War II started in the US after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor… And it sound like World War III might erupt because James Franco and Seth Rogen made another movie together! No, like, srsly. North Korea is apparently PISSSSSED about the upcoming flick The Interview, where Seth [...]
Beginning July 1st, all PlayStation Plus members will get a free plane in War Thunder on PS4: the P-36A Curtis Hawk of 2nd Lieutenant Philip Rasmussen, who earned a Silver Star while defending Pearl Harbor. Here’s a little history behind it.
The USS North Carolina returns after a deployment to the Western Pacific Region to friends and family waiting at Pearl Harbor. (US Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jason Swink)
By Decision Analytics: After the surprise attack by Japan on Pearl Harbor in World War II Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto said the following to Ogata Taketora; "I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible...Show More Summary