Tag: Pearl Harbor Heroes


  • The Only Mission of USS Liscome Bay

    Please link source article The Only Mission of USS <em>Liscome Bay</em> On December 9, 1942, just over a year after the United States suffered the attack on Pearl Harbor, the keel of a new Casablanca–class escort carrier was laid down at the...

  • Pearl Harbor Heroes: Herbert C. Jones

    Please link source article Pearl Harbor Heroes: Herbert C. Jones As we’ve learned over time, heroes come in all ages, genders, and ethnicities. The attack on Pearl Harbor illustrates this point with the innumerable people who stepped up to help their fellow...

  • 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...

  • The Nelsons of USS Arizona

    The December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor was an effort by Imperial Japan to destroy—or at the very least seriously disable—the US Navy’s Pacific Fleet. Battleships serving out of Pearl Harbor were primary targets, including the USS Arizona (BB-39). The...

  • Pearl Harbor Survivor Ed Johann Turns 95

    In 1941, one of the greatest tragedies in American history happened at Pearl Harbor, in the Territory of Hawaii, when Japanese airplanes launched a surprise attack on the Navy base on a quiet Sunday morning. Millions were affected by this attack,...

  • Bridge Named in Honor of Donald Stratton

    More than 76 years have passed since the attack on Pearl Harbor and we are still finding new and inventive ways to recognize and honor the brave men who survived the Japanese onslaught. Recently, the Colorado General Assembly decided to honor...


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