The Only Mission of USS Liscome Bay
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 Kaiser Shipbuilding Company in Vancouver, WA. Launched in June of 1943, the new... » read more

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

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

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

Pearl Harbor Survivor Ed Johann Turns 95
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, many of them just teenagers. One of these young men was Ed Johann. Fascinated... » read more

Bridge Named in Honor of Donald Stratton
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 USS Arizona survivor Donald Stratton in an unusual way. In recognition of his living... » read more