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New Aircraft Carrier To Be Named for Doris Miller

January 20, 2020 ·  
Many of the heroes of the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor have been honored with medals and citations. Some have even had US Navy ships named in their honor. One notable figure from the attack, however, is receiving an unprecedented honor. According to Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly, the United States […]
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USS West Virginia Survivor Archie Kelley Turns 100

August 09, 2018 · Jason Alghussein
When Archie Kelley turned 100 years old, it was a milestone that many others wished to celebrate with him. Kelley’s 100th birthday wasn’t just any centennial celebration. This was the milestone event for a survivor of the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. More than 76 years ago, men like Kelley found themselves in the […]
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Lewis LaGesse: Pearl Harbor Ghost

June 11, 2018 ·  
“They thought I was a ghost.” Not many people can make that statement with a straight face. World War II veteran Lewis  LaGesse was one man who definitely could, after being reported dead in the bombing of Pearl Harbor. On December 7th, 1941, Lewis LaGesse, then 19 years old, was serving aboard the USS West […]
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Pearl Harbor Survivor Jim Downing Passes Away

February 16, 2018 ·  
Jim Downing was a man who embraced his status as a survivor of the December 7, 1941 Pearl Harbor attack. It was a rare occasion when he wouldn’t take the opportunity to discuss not only the events he lived through but the impact they had on the nation and his fellow servicemembers. Downing was much […]
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Heroes of the Harbor: John S. Harper

March 25, 2017 ·  
Before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Navy men like John S. Harper were simply doing their jobs. They woke up, got dressed, and engaged in their daily activities just like millions of other Americans. When the first signs of trouble hit the harbor, however, many of these men were transformed into heroes. John Harper wasn’t […]
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Heroes of the Harbor: John S. Harper

March 25, 2017 ·  
Before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Navy men like John S. Harper were simply doing their jobs. They woke up, got dressed, and engaged in their daily activities just like millions of other Americans. When the first signs of trouble hit the harbor, however, many of these men were transformed into heroes. John Harper wasn’t […]
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Detailed Story from Pearl Harbor Survivor John A. Rauschkolb

February 09, 2015 · Randy Miller
Pearl Harbor Survivor John A. Rauschkolb did not talk often about Pearl Harbor before he retired as a US Postal worker. Then he began to share his stories and became the leader of the local Pearl Harbor Surivor's club in Marin County, California. Rauschkolb, joined the Navy when he was 17 years old and had […]
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