Last Known Pearl Harbor Battleship Officer Has Died at 100

Jon Street The Blaze 2/10/2015

He was there when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, and his ashes will likely be placed inside the memorial honoring the hundreds of shipmates whose deaths he witnessed that fateful morning.

Joseph Langdell, the last known surviving officer of the USS Arizona, died last week. He […]

Rare and Unseen Pics After Pearl Harbor

Breitbart News Big Peace 7 Dec 2013

Exactly 72 years ago today, Japan launched more than 350 fighters, bombers, and torpedo planes against the U.S. naval base in Hawaii–a “date which will live in infamy,” in the words of President Franklin Roosevelt. In fact, that Sunday morning is so seared into America’s memory that […]

A century of world history from 1911 to 2011 summed up in 10 minutes of YouTube clips

Ted Thornhill Daily Mail [UK] 3rd January 2012

It’s a great way to brush up on your history – but some may find parts a bit depressing.

YouTube user derDon1234 has squashed 100 years of world events from 1911 to 2011 into a 10-minute clip using authentic footage.

It charts some of our greatest achievements, […]

Pearl Harbor veterans remember how paradise suddenly turned into hell

Jay Groff, 89, served in the Army Air Corps Rescue Boat Service at Pearl Harbor, Oahu. Groff was in bed as the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor began, which he says probably saved his life. Groff calls the attack the most important day of the 20th century, adding that "the world changed for […]

Obama Daughters’ School Features Japanese-Inspired Lunch Menu on Pearl Harbor Day 12/6/2011

WASHINGTON – The elite Washington, D.C., school where President Barack Obama’s daughters are students is offering a surprising lunch menu on Pearl Harbor Day.

The Washington Post revealed the lunch menu at the Sidwell Friends private school for Dec. 7 — the date Japan attacked US forces at Pearl Harbor in 1941 — […]

Man who notified world of Pearl Harbor attack dies

The Associated Press 1/18/2011

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Ed Chlapowski, the man who notified the world that Pearl Harbor was being bombed by the Japanese, has died at 88.

The former Navy radio man’s family said he died Sunday at his home in Billings a few weeks after being diagnosed with cancer.

In 2009, Chlapowski […]