By air and by sea, visitors to Oahu have two new ways to see the sights of Honolulu. Certainly the more spectacular is the just-launched Pearl Harbor Warbirds experiences, in which people take to the skies in actual World War II planes. During the “Admiral’s Warbird Experience,” guests hop into...
On Friday night, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow brought on who she called “the great Dan Rather” for two segments to discuss their ongoing trauma that Hillary Clinton lost the presidential election. The disgraced former CBS anchor was still fabricating...Show More Summary
Warfare History Network Security, Asia Lieutenant Commander Stephen L. Johnson had a problem on his hands; a very large problem. His Balao-class submarine, the Segundo, had just picked up a large radar contact on the surface about 100 miles off Honshu, one of Japan’s home islands, heading south toward Tokyo. Show More Summary
Kyle Mizokami Security, It was a suicide mission. The destruction of Yamato was inevitable even as far back as the attack on Pearl Harbor. It was clear that the age of the aircraft carrier had already superseded the battleship, butShow More Summary
It was called the date that shall live in infamy: December 7, 1941. It was a day when war came to the United States, when the naval forces of Imperial Japan attacked the U.S. Pacific Fleet on a Sunday morning at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. Early on there were setbacks for the United States in […]
Yesterday marked the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Midway, one of the greatest military victories in the annals of warfare. An American navy that had been battered since Pearl Harbor, with its only three serviceable aircraft carriers...Show More Summary
In December, the United States observed the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor, which brought America into World War II. In the coming months, we will remember battles great and small and the sacrifices of hundreds of thousands of service members in that tremendous struggle. This week marks the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Midway, […]
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Pearl Harbor survivor, parents of deceased and others share stories and find support at annual Memorial Day gathering.
On my first visit to Hawaii, one of the sites I wanted to visit was the Pearl Harbor Historic Sites, including the USS Arizona Memorial. There is a lot of history there, much of which I learned long ago through history courses. Because I didn’t have a lot of lead time to plan for my […]
Dan Goure Security, Trump's Ballistic Missile Defense Review needs to seriously consider recommending an accelerated program to provide a dedicated missile defense capability for Hawaii. The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s ( DPRK ) efforts to develop long-range ballistic missiles and nuclear warheads are accelerating. Show More Summary
To this day, you can see the bomb and bullet scars from the 1941 Pearl Harbor attack, preserved on the buildings at Hickam Air Force Base. On December 7, 1941, Japanese planes attacked Pearl Harbor in an unprecedented act of warfare that officially drew the United States into World War II. Show More Summary
On May 21, 1944, 73 years ago yesterday, sailors in Pearl Harbor were loading ammunition onto several Landing Ship Tankers (LSTs) in preparation for the US invasion to take back the Marianna Islands from the Japanese when tragedy struck; At 15:08, LST-353, moored at Tare 8, exploded, sending a large fireball into the sky. The […]
The remains of a Michigan sailor killed during the attack on Pearl Harbor have been buried with military honors in the family's cemetery plot in Port Huron. MLive.com reports (http://bit.ly/2qJmxEq … Click to Continue »
Fred Jones, who died aboard the USS Oklahoma at Pearl Harbor, until recently was interred in Hawaii with other unidentified casualties of the bombing.
Warfare History Network Security, Asia How a line of American battleships, raised from the mud of Pearl Harbor, decimated a Japanese task force. At 2:43 pm on October 24, 1944, Rear Admiral Jesse B. Oldendorf received a dispatch from Vice Admiral Thomas C. Show More Summary
When Pearl Harbor was attacked in 1941, Dr. Charles Bressler-Pettis had an idea. Retired from practice, he embarked on a project for his hometown of Kissimmee, Florida, that would both honor the unity of the United States, and bring tourists to Osceola County. The result is the Monument of States. Show More Summary
Authored by Patrick Buchanan via Buchanan.org, For the World War II generation there was clarity. The attack on Pearl Harbor, Dec 7, 1941, united the nation as it had never been before — in the conviction that Japan must be smashed,Show More Summary
In a story May 8 about the remains of a sailor killed at Pearl Harbor being returned to Michigan for burial, The Associated Press reported erroneously the date that graveside … Click to Continue »
A group of artists working under the name Secret Samurai Productions have installed a massive mesh octopus on top of a defunct Pearl Harbor ship only to push the large barge into the deep ocean waters of British Virgin Islands - all in the name of coral reef research. Show More Summary