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Seven Pearl Harbor Survivors Lost in January, 2020

January 30, 2020 · Chris 
Every year, as we get further in time from the events of December 7, 1941, we must bid farewell to an ever-increasing number of the heroes who lived through that day. Sadly, seven veterans of the attack on Pearl Harbor have passed on in the first weeks of the new year. These are the Pearl […]
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Legacy of a Pearl Harbor Survivor Published

January 04, 2020 ·  
One of the best routes to understanding the attack on Pearl Harbor is through the words of those who lived through it. On the 78th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack, survivor Will Lehner published his personal account of the tragic events that unfolded on December 7, 1941, in a memoir titled Legacy of a Pearl […]
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In Memoriam: Pearl Harbor Survivors Lost in 2019

January 02, 2020 · Chris 
As the years move us ever further from the events of December 7, 1941, we find ourselves bidding farewell to more and more of the men who lived through the horrors of that day. The following is a list of the Pearl Harbor survivors lost in 2019. Robert M. Bishop August 22, 2019 Bishop served aboard […]
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USS Arizona Survivor Lou Conter Returns

December 05, 2019 · Chris 
In 2018, the Pearl Harbor anniversary commemoration took place with something missing. It was the first year that no survivors of the USS Arizona (BB-39) attended the Oahu ceremony. All well into their 90s, the survivors weren’t physically able to cross the Pacific to join in the remembrance of the men with whom they served […]
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Pearl Harbor Survivor George Hursey Dies at 98

November 22, 2019 · Chris 
As we move ever further away in time from the events of December 7, 1941, we continue to bid farewell to the brave men and women who lived through the devastating attack on Pearl Harbor. Their first-hand accounts of the Japanese attack have been invaluable, but the passage of time makes the loss of these […]
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Last Chapter of the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association Disbands

September 25, 2019 ·  
The last chapter of the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association held its final meeting in September, 2019, marking the official end of the historic association. Carnation Chapter 3 in La Mesa, CA hosted its last meeting after the passing of Navy Capt. Jack Evans left the organization without a vice president. The chapter’s president, Stuart Hedley, […]
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USS Arizona Survivor Lonnie Cook Dies at 98

August 05, 2019 ·  
On July 31, 2019, the United States lost one of the few remaining survivors of the December 7, 1941 attack on USS Arizona (BB-39). Lonnie Cook, a native of Morris, OK, was 98 years old. Lonnie Cook at Pearl Harbor At the time of the Pearl Harbor attack, Lonnie Cook was serving aboard USS Arizona […]
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USS Oklahoma Survivor Celebrates 101st Birthday

March 27, 2019 ·  
Each passing year brings the loss of more and more survivors of the Pearl Harbor attack, so when one of these heroes celebrates a birthday, it’s cause for celebration. One of these survivors is Colorado resident Bernie Weber, who celebrated his 101st birthday on March 21, 2019. It’s impossible to overstate the importance of Weber’s […]
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Pearl Harbor Survivor Milton Mapou Dies at 97

January 18, 2019 ·  
You may not know the name Milton Mapou, but the Central Ohio native was an American hero and a treasure to those who knew him. Mapou was present at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, when the Japanese launched their deadly attack. Since then, he’s been a link to the tragic events of that fateful […]
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Read Before You Go: All the Gallant Men

January 10, 2019 ·  
Every Pearl Harbor survivor has a fascinating story to tell. On the morning of December 7, 1941, an aerial striking force of the Imperial Japanese Navy launched a surprise attack that left more than 2,400 Americans dead. Those who survived experienced what must have been the most grueling day of their lives. Men like Donald […]
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