The front page of the 'New York World Telegram', with the headline,...
The front page of the 'New York World Telegram', with the headline, '1500 dead in Hawaii', referring to the Japanese air attack at Pearl Harbour on the Hawaiian island of Oahu.
121207-N-RI884-097 PEARL HARBOR (Dec. 07, 2012) Lt. Terry Bewley (right), U.S. Navy Chaplain, reads a prayer while the remains of Seaman 1st Class Wallace F. Quillin are handed to National Park Service divers during an interment at the USS Arizona Memorial on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. The ceremony was attended by guests included Pearl Harbor survivors and other veterans at the National Park Service and U.S. Navy-hosted joint memorial ceremony. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication…
80-G-32947: Burning and damaged ships at Pearl Harbor after the Japanese attack on 7 December 1941. Shown is USS California (BB 44), foreground, burning at Naval Air Station Ford Island. USS Oklahoma (BB 37) is shown capsized in the background. (Taken at NARA II on 9/13/2013).
Pearl Harbor battleships after WWII: part II
(part two of a three-part series) USS Tennessee (BB-43) Commissioned in 1920, USS Tennessee was the leadship of a two-vessel class, the other being USS California. (USS Tennessee before WWII.) The attack USS Tennessee was at station F-6, inboard of USS West Virginia and ahead of USS Arizona. USS Tennessee was struck by two bombs. The…
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Pearl Harbor and 9/11 in numbers
On Pearl Harbor Day, we contrast the amount of resources Imperial Japan used to strike America to the resources used by Al Qaeda. It turns out that death is cheap when your enemies have no honor.
Today in World War II History—Nov. 3, 1943
Battleship USS Oklahoma, sunk at Pearl Harbor, is refloated, but it will be scrapped due to excessive damage. US Eighth Air Force sends 566 bombers to hit Wilhelmshaven, its first mission of over 500 bombers. Nazis massacre 18,000 Jewish slave laborers outside Majdanek concentration camp in largest single-day, single-location killing of the Holocaust. Secretary of the Interior Harold Ickes signs interim agreement with coal miners and full production resumes; total sum of work stoppages…
LC-DIG-FSA-83-01813: Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941. View looking up "Battleship Row" on 7 December 1941, after the Japanese attack. USS Arizona (BB-39) is in the center, burning furiously. To the left of her are USS Tennessee (BB-43) and the sunken USS West Virginia (BB-48).Photograph from Farm Security Administration – Office of War Information Photograph Collection. Also at NHHC as NH 97378. (7/10/2015).