Two months after the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 ordering all Japanese-Americans to evacuate the West Coast. This resulted in the relocation of approximately 120,000 people, many of whom were American citizens, to one of 10 internment camps located across the country. Show More Summary
The following is an article from the book Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges Into History Again. Saving the forgotten soldiers of World War II.Nearly everybody knows about the bombing of Pearl Harbor. But few folks know about the bombing of Clark Field in the Philippines that happened only hours later. Show More Summary
Robert Thomas Jr., a Pearl Harbor survivor who became Orange County's first chief administrative officer, has died. He was 95.
Back on October 7, 1940, more than a year before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Lieutenant Commander Arthur H. McCollum in his capacity as director of the Office of Naval Intelligence's Far East Asia section, drafted what is now...Show More Summary
Retired Navy Lt. Cmdr. Joe Langdell, nearly the last witness to one of the most devastating events in American military history — the 1941 bombing of the battleship Arizona at Pearl Harbor, has died. He was 100 and the oldest survivor of the Arizona attack.
The last surviving officer of the USS Arizona, the ship that was bombed in the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, has died at 100 at a nursing facility in Northern California, his son said on Facebook. Joseph Langdell was a 27-year-old ensign who was sleeping in quarters on shore when bombs...
Joe Langdell, the oldest living survivor of the USS Arizona, the ship destroyed in a sneak attack by the Japanese on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, has died. Langdell died on Wednesday in a skilled nursing facility in Yuba City, California. He was 100 years-old. Show More Summary
Joe Reegen stars in the recently released Alien Outpost as the lead character, "Omohundro," alongside Adrian Paul (Highlander), Rick Ravanello (The Cave), Reiley McClendon (Pearl Harbor) and Matthew Holmes (True Blood). Alien Outpost Trailer. Show More Summary
Edward J. Saylor, one of the four remaining Doolittle's Raiders who bombed Japanese cities in a bold daylight attack four months after Pearl Harbor, has died. He was 94.
Like most people my first thought was that maybe the Patriots balls got deflated because Aaron Hernandez shot them all.
Anti-gun activists, athletes, veterans and teachers are among guests who members of Congress will host at the State of the Union address.
The two old sailors sat side by side in a living room in Bedford-Stuyvesant on Saturday afternoon.
So often, brands on Twitter make mistakes. They stick their metaphorical feet into their metaphorical mouths and have to spend the next four Pearl Harbor anniversaries being reminded that This Was Not The Time To Speak of Spaghetti-O’s, Great Heavens, No, You Utter Moron. They make an ill-timed joke, or they misread the mood. They […]
Former ambassador to China says Sony shouldn't have pulled The Interview.
by Dish Staff Frank Rich feels that that Sony’s hand was forced: We are witnessing, in Alan Dershowitz’s phrase, the “Pearl Harbor of the First Amendment.” But this story is far bigger than the threat to the First Amendment. And the vituperation being aimed at Sony for canceling the film’s release — coming from both […]
Alan Dershowitz used some particularly strong language on CNN tonight to talk about the Sony hacking, believed to have originated in North Korea, calling it "Pearl Harbor on the First Amendment."
Bill of Rights Day was established on December 15, 1941 to mark the document‘s 150th anniversary. A few weeks earlier the media probably assumed this would be a typical history/anniversary story, but everything changed after the attack...Show More Summary
The three elderly men walked slowly to the front of the American Legion hall and settled into a row of chairs by the podium. They wore Hawaiian shirts, and white pants and shoes, and the words emblazoned on each of their caps noted their place in history: Pearl Harbor Survivor.
Two civilian contractors were killed Wednesday after being hit by a falling five-ton buoy at Pearl Harbor's Naval Inactive Ship Maintenance Facility. The post Two U.S. Navy Contractors Killed by Falling Buoy at Pearl Harbor Facility appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
After the attack on Pearl Harbor, Franklin Roosevelt crafted his rousing "Day of Infamy" speech. Looking at the first draft, you can see the few annotations and edits he made to it, including some vital alterations that made all the difference. Read more...