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UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 17, 2020

Survivor of Pearl Harbor attack dies, leaving two who fled USS Arizona

The water appeared to be on fire, and the scent of burning oil filled the air. Donald Stratton stood on the deck of the USS Arizona as a Japanese bomb …

Aging survivors return to Pearl Harbor, recall 1941 attack

A dozen frail survivors of the attack on Pearl Harbor returned Saturday to honor those who perished when Japanese planes pierced a quiet sunny morning 78 years ago and rained …

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 6, 2019

Navy vet’s ashes destined for sunken Pearl Harbor battleship

Divers will place the ashes of a USS Arizona survivor in his ship’s wreckage in Pearl Harbor during a ceremony this weekend

At Pearl Harbor, U.S. and Japan seek absolution from the war

In a historic pilgrimage, the leaders of Japan and the United States took to the hallowed waters of Pearl Harbor on Tuesday to prove that even the bitterest enemies can …

Japanese raid on Pearl Harbor

At 7:53 a.m. on Dec. 7, 1941, Japanese dive bombers, fighter bombers and torpedo planes attacked the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor near Honolulu. Approximately 350 Japanese planes took …

With 75 years of perspective, we can re-examine the legacy of Pearl Harbor even as we honor those who served

The living memory of the attack on Pearl Harbor is almost extinguished. It’s time to rethink how we want to remember Dec. 7, 1941, 75 years later – and beyond.

Keeping my promise: A personal Pearl Harbor reflection

Cindy Hval, who wrote “War Bonds: Love Stories From the Greatest Generation,” visited Pearl Harbor in March. She explored places she had learned about in nine years of interviewing Pearl …

One of last survivors from USS Arizona died in September

Raymond Haerry, one of the last living crew members on the USS Arizona during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, died about two months before this week’s 75th anniversary observance. …