“One of Donald’s final wishes was that people remember Pearl Harbor and the men aboard the USS Arizona...and never forget those who gave all for our great country."
The 16-year-old victim was one of five on board the aircraft.
Seventy-five years ago today, America was changed forever.
Only seven crew members who were aboard the ship when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor remain alive.
The first reports suggested it was a tugboat, and not the nearly 900-foot USNS Mercy, that actually hit the memorial. The
By Sharon Bernstein Langdell immediately began working to rescue his shipmates, 1,177 of whom died in the attack, the website
5. Many tourists from Japan come to visit the memorial: 1. Some of the battleships sunk that day were resurrected: Servicemembers
The USS Missouri Memorial Association’s annual Veterans Day sunset ceremony at Pearl Harbor will honor the 70th anniversary
For those of us fortunate enough to experience this week of living history, it was difficult to leave. We take with us the knowledge that the day is near when we return and all of the survivors will be gone.
December 7, 1941 will forever remain a day of infamy, but for the dwindling number of survivors who witnessed the Pearl Harbor