On Sept. 2, 1945, representatives of the empire of Japan formally surrendered to the Allies aboard the Missouri, anchored in Tokyo Bay. These images captured by press and military photographers rec…
Bones from Pearl Harbour tomb ship may be identified 74 years after the attack
A total of 429 people died when the USS Oklahoma was attacked, but only 35 bodies were immediately identified. Now, the families of lost sailors have reason to…
USS Arizona (BB-39) Salvage 1942, Pearl Harbor
USS Arizona (BB-39) Photo #: NH 83993 View of the sunken battleship's forward superstructure, showing damage caused when her forward magazines exploded during the 7 December 1941 Japanese raid on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The photograph was taken on 17 February 1942, as work began to remove the collapsed wreckage. The crane in the left background was then removing Arizona's mainmast. Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation, Forrestal Collection, 1975. NHHC photograph. Online Image: 139KB…
How Roosevelt Attacked Japan at Pearl Harbor
Myth Masquerading as History Fall 1996, Vol. 28, No. 3 By R.J.C. Butow © 1996 by R.J.C. Butow The USS Oglala lies capsized after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. (National Archives at San Francisco; ARC 296007) View in National Archives Catalog December 7, 1941, began as a typical Sunday for millions of Americans, but suddenly everything changed, irrevocably, in ways they would remember for the rest of their lives. As the news flashed from coast to coast, the bombing of Pearl Harbor…
Burning airplane, 7 December 1941
Another casualty of the Japanese raid on Pearl Harbor. This photograph was taken seconds after the plane exploded. From the Claude Larkin Collection (COLL/791) at the Marine Corps Archives and Special Collections OFFICIAL USMC PHOTOGRAPH
USS Bennington (CVA-20) passes the wreck of USS Arizona (BB-39) in Pearl Harbor.
USS Bennington (CVA-20) passes the wreck of USS Arizona (BB-39) in Pearl Harbor, on Memorial Day, 31 May 1958. USS Bennington's crew is in formation on the flight deck, spelling out a tribute to the Arizona's crewmen who were lost on the 7 Dec 1941. (U.S. Navy Photo)
Researchers in Hawaii find lost Japanese WWII mega-sub | CNN
Researchers in Hawaii have found a mammoth World War II-era Japanese submarine scuttled by the U.S. Navy in 1946 to keep its technology out of Soviet hands.
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Seventy years after a "date which will live in infamy," this satellite image of Pearl Harbor shows the symbols of a war's beginning and end. The symbol of the end is more evident: The USS Missouri sits at its dock at Ford Island in the Hawaiian harbor, s