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JAPAN’S ATTACK ON PEARL HARBOR AWAKENED A “SLEEPING GIANT”

As time takes its toll, only about 2,000 or so remain among the estimated 60,000 American military personnel who survived Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor 79 years ago.  Over the next few years, their remembrances of that horrific and defining moment in history – December 7, 1941 –  will fall to books, newspaper accounts, videos, and movies for the retelling.  The focus will always remain on the attack […]

Pearl Harbor attack lives on through memories and words of those who live on

On December 7, 1941, 78 years ago Saturday, Japan launched the devastating attack on Pearl Harbor that killed 2,403 military personnel and civilians, and drew the United States into World War II. Each year, we remember Pearl Harbor and those who perished. But with time and attrition taking their collective toll, the number of those […]