Tag: attack on pearl harbor


  • A Brush with the Enemy

    Please link source article A Brush with the Enemy On the morning of December 7, 1941, an attacking force of the Imperial Japanese Navy launched a surprise assault on the Oahu naval base of Pearl Harbor. Those stationed at Pearl Harbor and...

  • Experiencing Pearl Harbor Without Seeing It

    Please link source article Experiencing Pearl Harbor Without Seeing It When we think of the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor,we usually picture sailors scrambling on the decks to abandon ship or take up arms to fight back against the incoming...

  • USS Schley Survivor Joe White

    Please link source article USS <em>Schley</em> Survivor Joe White The 1930s were difficult for the United States. The Great Depression gripped the nation, causing economic worry from coast to coast. Families did what they could to survive. Even children chipped in, selling...

  • USS Nevada Survivor John Danaher Turns 100

    Please link source article USS <em>Nevada</em> Survivor John Danaher Turns 100 John Danaher celebrated his 100th birthday on Saturday, October 20, 2018 surrounded by his friends and loved ones. Like any time an individual joins the club of centenarians, it was a...

  • Football and Pearl Harbor

    While it’s tempting to visualize the entire nation coming to a stunned standstill the moment the first bombs dropped on Pearl Harbor, that was actually not the case. As thousands of men at the American naval base and nearby airfields on...

  • Edward Killeen, USS Tennessee Survivor

    Edward Killeen was born on June 18, 1922 in Phoenix, Arizona. Growing up in that landlocked place, he didn’t have an opportunity to travel by sea or experience life aboard a ship. His only route to joining the United States Marine...


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