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uss arizona pearl harbor | 1932: USS Arizona BB-39 seen in drydock at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.


Remember Pearl Harbor: 75th anniversary Source: Wednesday December 07 2016Today is the seventy-fifth anniversary of the December 7 1941 Pearl Harbor attack. The generation that reacted to it by mobilizing and fighting World War II is on its last legs. But they were the ones we still call the Greatest. I was reminded of this while watching one of those Oliver North War Stories TV shows about Pearl Harbor. It featured some of the elderly participants reminiscing about that…

Japan's anger at America led to the aggressive act of the bombing of Pearl Harbor on 12/7/1941. America had a declared an embargo against Japan, banning all goods from being given to them. Japan at the time was at war with China, and without these products from America they were weak and without necessary materials. Japan decided to attack America, thinking that if they distracted the US they could take over South-East Asia , which was rich with resources, without American interference.

Experience the day Pearl Harbor was attacked in virtual reality Read more Technology News Here --> The day of Dec. 7 the moment in history when the U.S. was attacked by Japan's forces on American soil at Pearl Harbor in 1941 continues to be a special day of remembrance for citizens of both countries as it led to a turning point in World War II. Now at the 75th anniversary of the attack at Pearl Harbor we can take a trip back into history thanks to Time's…


Remembering Pearl Harbor with Joan Jenson: "I remember very well where I was when Pearl Harbor was struck by Japan! I was in church at Memorial Presbyterian in Cherokee, Indiana. I was born and raised in that nice Midwest town. Our immediate concern was for my brother and his best friend who both attended the Naval Academy in Annapolis. Due to the tragedy, the cadets were pushed through in three years instead of four. They served on the battleship North Carolina.”

John Coon 6/25/1919~12/3/2016 Magna-John was born in Magna Utah, one of eight children born to Arthur and Ruth Breeze Coon. When the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor John joined the Army Air Corps

Remembering Pearl Harbor with Willa Dean Reynolds: "We were nearing the end of morning church services at First Baptist Church, Port Arthur, Texas. The minister was in full voice exhortations when we heard a newsboy outside the open windows calling an Extra. The preacher paused midsentence, then continued. An usher went out to buy a paper, walked it to the front to give to the now waiting minister. He announced sadly that Japanese bombs had fallen on Hawaii. I was 15."

Donald Stratton was stationed on the USS Arizona when a million pounds of explosives detonated beneath his battle station fifteen minutes into the attack on Pearl Harbor.

Over the years there were rumors that “FDR allowed the Pearl Harbor attack to happen” but these were cast aside as crackpot conspiracy theories, backed by zero evidence. But such dismissals didn’t work when Robert Stinnett published his book“Day Of Deceit: The Truth About FDR and Pearl Harbor”in 1999.Stinnett, a decorated WWII veteran and author, requested files about the attack, and the events preceding it, through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). He discovered that FDR not only…

3 | USS Arizona (BB-39) Salvage 1942, Pearl Harbor | USS Arizona (BB-39) Photo #: NH 83993 View of the sunken battleship's forward superstructure, showing damage caused when her forward magazines exploded during the 7 December 1941 Japanese raid on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The photograph was taken on 17 February 1942, as work began to remove the collapsed wreckage. The crane in the left background was then removing Arizona's mainmast. Courtesy of the Naval Historical…