Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas

Pearl Harbor Wiki

In 1953 Montgomery Clift was a member of an outstanding ensemble cast who had filmed 'From Here to Eternity,' a fictional tale of the weeks preceding Pearl Harbor's attack. Burt Lancaster recalls the only time he was afraid of an actor was in a shooting his first scene with Clift. He also said of Clift, "He had so much power, so much concentration. Clift was a complicated man, there's no question about it. He was a very sweet man, Monty, very emotional."…


Doris Miller - was a cook in the United States Navy noted for his bravery during the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. He was the first African American to be awarded the Navy Cross,


On Dec. 7, 1941, at 7:48 a.m. Hawaiian Time (12:48 p.m. EST), 353 Japanese fighters, bombers, and torpedo planes attacked the United States base at Pearl Harbor. 2,042 Americans were killed in bombings. The attack was both unexpected and unwarranted, and led to the United States' entry into World War II. Read more:


US Navy 030131-N-5884W-019 USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) pulls past the Arizona Memorial and the battleship USS Missouri (BB 63) as she enters Pearl Harbor.jpg


Pearl Harbor On Sunday, December 7th, 1941 the Japanese launched a Surprise attack against the U.S. Forces stationed at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii . By planning his attack on a Sunday, the Japanese commander Admiral Nagumo, hoped to catch the entire fleet in port. As luck Would have it, the Aircraft Carriers and one of the Battleships were not in port.

from TripAdvisor

Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort

Hilton Hawaiian Village - Waikiki Beach. Lucky enough to have stayed here several times. Great balance between living in the city and living in a resort.

from Mental Floss

8 Female Fighters of World War II

Lt. Annie G. Fox was the first woman to receive the Purple Heart for combat. She served as the chief nurse in the Army Nurse Corps at Hickam Field during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, on December 7, 1941.

Exposed wreckage of the American battleship U.S.S. Arizona, most of which is now resting at the bottom of Pearl Harbor following a surprise Japanese attack on Dec. 7, 1941. (1942) [740x571]


[Photo] Burning battleships Arizona, West Virginia, and Tennessee at Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 7 Dec 1941

Burning battleships Arizona, West Virginia, and Tennessee at Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 7 Dec 1941