On the morning of December 7, 1941, six sailors were rescued from the burning and sinking USS Arizona (BB-39) by Joe George, a crew member of the repair ship USS... Read More
Not all heroes wear capes. On the day of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, so many brave crewmen showed immense courage in the face of grave danger and made their countrymen proud. From rescuing others to returning Japanese fire, these crewmen went above and beyond the call of duty that day and saved many lives.
Find out more about these Pearl Harbor heroes and discover their touching stories of bravery and selflessness.
[Editor's note: The following are the recollections of USS California survivor Robert Boulton. We are reproducing them exactly as written. Please be advised that some of the descriptions are graphic,... Read More
On October 26, 2019, a man who became a hero on December 7, 1941 was again recognized for his bravery and selflessness in the face of the ferocious Japanese assault.... Read More
To be in charge of damage control during the attack on Pearl Harbor would guarantee witnessing the horrifying scene up close. Harry Simoneaux, a damage control officer aboard the destroyer... Read More