Pearl Harbor Heroes: Herbert C. Jones
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 Americans on December 7, 1941. Among them was 23-year-old Herbert C. Jones, a... » read more

Experiencing Pearl Harbor Without Seeing It
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 Japanese bombers and fighters. It’s difficult to imagine experiencing Pearl Harbor without seeing... » read more

The Nelsons of USS Arizona
The Nelsons of USS Arizona

Please link source article The Nelsons of USS <em>Arizona</em> 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 mighty vessel was hit by... » read more

Football and Pearl Harbor
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 Oahu were fighting for their lives against a surprise aerial assault, the rest of... » read more

Pearl Harbor and the Visiting Football Teams
Pearl Harbor and the Visiting Football Teams

The political climate between the United States and Japan was tense when a group of college athletes from two football teams set out from California to Hawaii in November 1941, but there was no indication of the horrors they would be forced to live through shortly after they arrived. Twenty-five players from San Jose State... » read more