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Pearl Harbor Survivors

Oldest Survivor Of USS Arizona From Pearl Harbor Attack Dies At 100

AP | Posted 02.10.2015 | Politics

YUBA CITY, Calif. (AP) — The oldest living crew member of the battleship USS Arizona to have survived the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor has died i...

Survivors Gather To Honor 73rd Anniversary Of Pearl Harbor Attack

AP | JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER | Posted 02.06.2015 | Politics

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — Veterans who survived the Pearl Harbor attack that launched the United States into World War II attended Sunday's 73rd a...

4 Pearl Harbor Survivors Gather For Reunion, Vow It's Not Their Last

AP | JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER | Posted 12.02.2014 | Good News

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) -- Four of the remaining nine USS Arizona survivors of the Pearl Harbor attack are vowing this year's anniversary won't be t...

The Pearl Harbor Survivors Honor Flight

Dorian de Wind | Posted 11.23.2014 | Impact
Dorian de Wind

The attacks were devastating. America and Americans paid a much too heavy price. In all, 21 ships, including eight battleships, were sunk or damaged. In addition 188 aircraft were destroyed and 159 damaged. However, a much worse tragedy was the loss of life on that Sunday morning in Hawaii.

96-Year-Old Pearl Harbor Survivor's Incredible Outlook On Life Is Simply Charming

AP | AUDREY McAVOY | Posted 12.05.2013 | Good News

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — Herb Weatherwax cruises the open-air grounds of the visitors center at Pearl Harbor on a motorized scooter dubbed "Herb'...

A Sailor's Dying Wish

Jennie Haskamp | Posted 01.25.2014 | Good News
Jennie Haskamp

Bud started to cry before the doors of the van opened. He'd been oohing and pointing at the cyclic rate as we approached the pier, but when we slowed down and Mandy said, 'They're all here for you, Bud,' he was overwhelmed.

Deadly Attack Remembered By Crowds, Veterans

AP | AUDREY McAVOY | Posted 12.08.2012 | Politics

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii -- As crew members lined the edge of the Navy guided-missile destroyer, the ship's whistle sounded. It was 7:55 a.m., the exact t...

Living History: Observations at Pearl Harbor 70th Anniversary

Lesleyann Coker | Posted 02.14.2012 | Impact
Lesleyann Coker

For those of us fortunate enough to experience this week of living history, it was difficult to leave. We take with us the knowledge that the day is near when we return and all of the survivors will be gone.

Vets Upset With 'Hawaii Five-O' Crew At Cemetery

AP | Posted 02.13.2012 | Entertainment

HONOLULU — A group of Pearl Harbor survivors say they were disrespected by the crew of the CBS drama "Hawaii Five-O" during a visit to Honolulu'...

WATCH: Pearl Harbor Attack Survivor Hopes Legacy Will Live On

Posted 12.07.2011 | Impact

December 7, 1941 will forever remain a day of infamy, but for the dwindling number of survivors who witnessed the Pearl Harbor attack firsthand, this ...

Pearl Harbor Attack Survivors Commemorate 70th Anniversary

AP | AUDREY McAVOY | Posted 02.06.2012 | Impact

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii — In wheelchairs and on walkers, the old veterans came Wednesday to remember the day 70 years ago when the Japanese bombed ...

Pearl Harbor Survivors Gather 69 Years Later

AP | AUDREY McAVOY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii — Aging Pearl Harbor survivors on Tuesday heard reassurances their sacrifice would be remembered and passed on to future ge...