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
It's been 51 years since the Equal Pay Act was signed, but women still don't have equal pay. #TimeForProgress pic.twitter.com/z8ojhj9Zr7 — Barack Obama (@BarackObama) June 10, 2014-- Pearl Harbor, D-Day, the Kennedy assassination, the first moonwalk, and September 11, 2001. Show More Summary
Among collectors of vintage American cars it’s generally known that 1942 model year cars are particularly rare. By January of 1942, Japan had attacked Pearl Harbor and the United States was a fully fledged participant in the global military conflagration known as World War II. Just about all production of civilian cars was shelved while […]
GM fires 15 for incompetence or silence on ignition switch failures that led to 13 deaths
Reviewed by Gordon Sullivan Quote: "Stalingrad suffers for wanting to be more Pearl Harbor than Saving Private Ryan."
For nearly three quarters of a century, the USS Arizona has rested practically untouched in the waters of Pearl Harbor, acting as both the final resting place of and enduring tribute to the 1100 marines and sailors that lost their lives aboard it. Show More Summary
READY TO POST Saw this today on the twitter: May 21, 1944- Accidental ordnance blasts on LST 353 at West Loch, Pearl Harbor, kills 163 and injures 396. pic.twitter.com/YS43J0G8fZ— Battleship IOWA (@ussiowa) May 21, 2014 It was a Sunday afternoon...
West Loch disaster - Wikipedia: >The West Loch Disaster was an American maritime accident during World War II at the Pearl Harbor U.S. Naval Base in Hawaii. The incident, which occurred just after 3pm on Sunday 21 May 1944, began following an explosion in a staging area for Landing Ships, Tank (LSTs) and other amphibious assault ships in West Loch. Show More Summary
Just a little inspiration to help you begin your week. Here are female firefighters stationed at Pearl Harbor. Interesting that more than 70 years later and a picture like this still stands out for its depiction of female strength and diversity. Go ladies, go.