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Experiencing Pearl Harbor Without Seeing It

January 07, 2019 ·  
When we think of the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor,we usually picture sailors scrambling on the decks to abandon ship or take up arms to fight back against the incoming Japanese bombers and fighters. It's difficult to imagine experiencing Pearl Harbor without seeing it unfold. However, not every sailor witnessed the devastation as […]
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In Memoriam: Pearl Harbor Survivors We Lost in 2018

January 04, 2019 ·  
Each year, the number of living survivors of the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor grows smaller and smaller, making it more important than ever to hear and share their stories. The United States bid farewell to the following servicemen in 2018: Firman J. Balza October 10, 2018 Firman Balza, another Wisconsin native, served […]
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Joseph Gasper Still Going Strong at 100

November 28, 2018 ·  
Joseph Gasper survived the attack on Pearl Harbor, though for a few terrible moments he wasn't sure he would. On the morning of December 7th, 1941, Gasper was taking part in Army drills on a hill above the harbor when he spotted a fleet of unrecognizable planes bearing down. It didn’t take long for him […]
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USS Nevada Survivor John Danaher Turns 100

October 24, 2018 ·  
John Danaher celebrated his 100th birthday on Saturday, October 20, 2018 surrounded by his friends and loved ones. Like any time an individual joins the club of centenarians, it was a joyous occasion marked with plenty of laughter and stories from his long and eventful life. Danaher had some very special stories to tell that […]
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Pearl Harbor Survivor James Bilotta Passes Away at 98

September 15, 2018 ·  
Many of the men who survived the tragic events of December 7, 1941 would spend their lives recounting the trials of not just that day, but the War in the Pacific that followed. In early September, 2018, America lost one of those men with the passing of 98-year-old James Bilotta. The Derry, NH resident was […]
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Ray Emory Bids Farewell to Pearl Harbor

June 20, 2018 ·  
More than 76 years ago, the nation was stunned when a fleet of Japanese bombers and fighters launched a surprise attack on the Pearl Harbor naval base in Oahu, HI. The assault killed more than 2,400 and left others, like Ray Emory, with terrible memories of the tragic attack. Emory was among the thousands who […]
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Mal Middlesworth: Still Telling His Story

May 29, 2018 ·  
He was only one month shy of graduating when Mal Middlesworth enlisted with the United States Marine Corps, leaving behind his family and his high school sweetheart, JoJean Ciraulo. It wasn’t an easy decision to make, and it turned out to be one that would change his life forever. In April 1941 he enlisted, and […]
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Ray Chavez: Still On Duty at 106

May 24, 2018 ·  
One might expect that, at 106 years old, Pearl Harbor survivor Ray Chavez would be ready to retire from being a public figure. But for the oldest known Pearl Harbor survivor, that duty to the public never ends. Recently, a flight the veteran was on made a stopover in Wichita, KS. There, Chavez was met […]
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Pearl Harbor Survivor Elmer Luckett Dies at 97

May 03, 2018 ·  
“We noticed a lot of black smoke coming off of Ford Island, and just about that time, the Japanese started attacking Battleship Row,” Elmer Luckett recalled during a 2017 interview with radio station KMOX in St. Louis, MO. Realizing that Pearl Harbor was under attack was a memory he would never forget. Serving aboard the […]
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In Memoriam: Pearl Harbor Survivors We Lost in 2017

January 05, 2018 ·  
Just over seventy-six years ago, the United States suffered the loss of more than 2,400 Americans in a devastating attack that would force the nation into World War II and change the world forever. Sadly, with each passing year the nation loses more of the brave servicemen who survived the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl […]
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