DICKINSON, N.D. — Seated around the kitchen table in their Dickinson apartment recently, Ruth Johnsen pulls stories from her husband Clayton Johnsen, a World War II veteran and Pearl Harbor survivor, with two statements, “Sunday, Dec. 7, 1941. That’s where you start.”
Betsy Simon, Forum Communications Co.
, May 28, 2012
Exactly 69 years and one day ago, at 7:55 a.m. on Dec. 7, 1941, the naval forces of Japanese Emperor Hirohito launched a sneak attack on the U.S. Naval Base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
Like the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy and the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, it was one of those historic tragedies that remains burned in the memories of a generation of Americans.
By Vicki Gerdes, Forum Communications Co.
, December 10, 2010
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — Aging Pearl Harbor survivors on Tuesday heard reassurances their sacrifice would be remembered and passed on to future generations as they gathered to mark the 69th anniversary of the attack.
The morning of Dec. 7, 1941, Yeoman 2nd Class Durrell Conner was wrapping Christmas presents aboard the USS California when he heard a commotion. Peering through a porthole of the battleship, the 23-year-old saw an airplane approaching low.
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — The ``Mighty Mo,' the World War II battleship best known for hosting the formal surrender of Japan in 1945, is heading to the shipyard for repairs.
August 31, 2009
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