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

USS Schley Survivor Joe White
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 newspapers or working on farms and picking up whatever odd jobs they could... » read more

USS Nevada Survivor John Danaher Turns 100
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 joyous occasion marked with plenty of laughter and stories from his long and... » 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

Edward Killeen, USS Tennessee Survivor
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 Corps was through his musical talent. He enlisted as a bugler, and was stationed... » read more