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Photographic Journey to Pearl Harbor today – A Visit to Remember that day of Infamy

Photographic Journey to Pearl Harbor today – A Visit to Remember that day of Infamy

The photos are by local Newbury Park resident, William Hicks. Mr. Hicks takes us on a visit to this site of honor, using his camera to capture an impression of the Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii.  The Arizona went down on December 7th 1941.  She was struck by a bomb, her magazine blowing […]

Pearl Harbor Day Facts 2017

Pearl Harbor Day Facts 2017

Thursday marks the 76th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor by the Imperial Japanese Navy on the morning of Dec. 7, 1941. The attack in Hawaii claimed more than 2,400 American lives and brought the United States into World War II.

Pearl Harbor: Should Abe Apologize?

Pearl Harbor: Should Abe Apologize?

. By Thomas L. Knapp On May 27, Barack Obama became the first sitting US president to visit Hiroshima, site of history’s first atomic attack on August 6, 1945. The Japanese government did not ask Obama for an apology, nor did he offer one. On December 27, Shinzo Abe will become the first Japanese prime […]

My Father Bore Witness to Pearl Harbor — Perspective 75 years after Fateful Day

My Father Bore Witness to Pearl Harbor —  Perspective 75 years after Fateful Day

By David Pu’u I have some personal history that connects with this day in History. In fact, even my name does. When I was about 7 my parents took us to Hawaii to meet our family there. I recall my Dad walking me out to a small wooden bridge which crossed the creek on the […]

2016 Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration  — Dec. 7th at the Commemorative Air Force Southern California Wing in Camarillo

2016 Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration  — Dec. 7th at the Commemorative Air Force Southern California Wing in Camarillo

Honored in Simi Valley: Vet who witnessed history turns 100 years old

Honored in Simi Valley: Vet who witnessed history turns 100 years old

By Debra Tash Yesterday marked the 100th year for Ford Worthington Rice.  Relatives from across the world came to Simi Valley to celebrate this milestone, the farthest hailing all the way from New Zealand. A private celebration on Rice’s actual birthday, August 21st, was held at the home of his daughter, Cindy Rice.  She lured […]

Simi Valley WWll hero, Mr. Ford Worthington Rice turns 100

Simi Valley WWll hero, Mr. Ford Worthington Rice turns 100

Born on August 21, 1915, Ford Worthington Rice attended a one-room schoolhouse in rural Wayne County, New York. He graduated in 1933 and worked on farms and in food processing plants. and even flipped burgers. In 1938, he enlisted in Navy and was assigned to North Atlantic Fleet and reassigned in 1939 to Pacific Fleet. […]

‘A day that will go down infamy’: Pearl Harbor–December 7th 1941

‘A day that will go down infamy’: Pearl Harbor–December 7th 1941

As we face, or in some people’s view refuse to face, growing threats around the globe: let us remember that day when the nation woke to the news of a horrific attack on our country. From the Naval History and Heritage Command at the Washington Naval Yard:   Photo #: NH 50603 Pearl Harbor Attack, […]