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Pearl Harbor

Sculptor Who Voluntarily Went To Japanese Prison Camp To Help Became Trapped Himself

The New Yorker | Kimberly Yam | Posted 02.03.2017 | Arts

In 1941, the Japanese-American sculptor Isamu Noguchi was living in Los Angeles, angling for portrait commissions from Hollywood patrons. On December ...

Seth Meyers Imagines Trump Giving FDR's Pearl Harbor Address

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 02.03.2017 | Comedy

Seth Meyers thinks he knows how President Donald Trump would have delivered President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s iconic “Day of Infamy” speech. And...

The Role of Luck, Accidents and Misjudgments in Wars and Politics

Jonathan Adelman | Posted 01.23.2017 | World
Jonathan Adelman

Luck, accidents and misjudgments, though often inglorious, have often proved important in wars and politics.

Barack Obama's Pearl Harbor Speech Seen As Rebuke Of Trump World View

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 12.28.2016 | Politics

Just weeks after the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe joined President Barack Obama at the USS Arizo...

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe Offers Condolences In Historic Pearl Harbor Visit

Reuters | Kim Bellware | Posted 12.27.2016 | Politics

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe joined U.S. President Barack Obama for a symbolic joint visit to Pearl Harbor on T...

An Unexpected Lesson From Pearl Harbor

Michael Winship | Posted 12.21.2016 | Politics
Michael Winship

Next week, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will be the first Japanese leader to visit the site of the surprise attack. With him come thoughts of reconciliation and tolerance.

Trump, Obama and the Missed Opportunity of Pearl Harbor's 75th Anniversary

William Bradley | Posted 12.08.2016 | Politics
William Bradley

How many generals are too many at the top tier of a presidential administration? What level of attention to the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pear...

Newt Gingrich Decides To Commemorate Pearl Harbor By Pointing Out Japan's 'Brilliance'

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 12.08.2016 | Politics

Newt Gingrich fired off an unusual series of tweets in commemoration of Pearl Harbor Day in which he noted Japan’s “professional brilliance” in ...

Bill Nye’s Curious Connection To The Pearl Harbor Attacks

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 12.08.2016 | Politics

Like many public figures, Bill Nye “The Science Guy” took a moment on Wednesday ― the 75th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attacks ― to honor ...

Japanese-Americans Imprisoned For Ethnicity Speak Out In Defense Of Muslims

The Huffington Post | Jessica Prois | Posted 12.08.2016 | Politics

Seventy-five years ago on Wednesday, the bombing of Pearl Harbor brought the U.S. into World War II and subsequently ushered in the nuclear age. It al...

The Japanese Love It When Their First Lady Criticizes Her Husband’s Policies

Quartz | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 12.07.2016 | World

Shinzo Abe will be the first sitting Japanese prime minister to visit Pearl Harbor when he makes the trip later this month to commemorate today’s 75...

Savor Your Citizenship

Bill Douglas | Posted 12.07.2016 | Good News
Bill Douglas

“We sleep safely at night because rough men stand ready to visit violence on those who would harm us.” ~ Winston S. Churchill On this day 75 ye...

Forbidden Photos Reveal What Life In Hawaii Was Like After Pearl Harbor

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 12.08.2016 | Politics

It’s no secret that the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor, which killed more than 2,000 Americans, changed the course of history for the United S...

Pearl Harbor Survivors Do The Mannequin Challenge Like Seasoned Pros

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 12.06.2016 | Fifty

Viral challenges aren’t just for youngsters. In fact, some of the nation’s most respected and longest-lived military veterans just participated in...

Sport and Society for Arete -Pearl Harbor-75th Anniversary

Richard Crepeau | Posted 12.05.2016 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

This piece on Pearl Harbor and Baseball was the fifteenth of this series of essays on Sport and Society. It dates from December of 1991 the 50th Anniv...

Japan PM Will Visit Pearl Harbor With Obama

Reuters | Willa Frej | Posted 12.05.2016 | World

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday he would visit Hawaii on Dec. 26 and 27 for his final summit meeting with outgoing U.S. President Ba...

Shinzo Abe To Become First Japanese Leader To Visit Pearl Harbor

Reuters | Alana Horowitz | Posted 12.05.2016 | World

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday he would visit Hawaii on Dec. 26 and 27 for his final summit meeting with outgoing...

You Can Finally See One Of WWII's Most Infamous And Rare Japanese Bombers In Hawaii

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 05.10.2016 | Travel

Of the three types of Japanese aircraft that descended on Pearl Harbor on the morning of Dec. 7, 1941, the Nakajima B5N bomber was by far the most des...

Rare Vintage Photos Show WWII-Era Hawaii Like Never Before

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 04.22.2016 | Travel

WWII-era Hawaii was a place like no other. After the attack on Pearl Harbor, the archipelago became a tropical paradise caught in the midst of wartime...

Mom And Baby Whale Take A Tour Of Pearl Harbor

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 03.03.2016 | Good News

The Navy recently found itself with a very important, very impromptu mission: protect a pair of friendly whales at all costs. A humpback whale and her...

Teen Dies After Helicopter Crashes Near Arizona Memorial In Hawaii (UPDATE)

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 02.22.2016 | Politics

UPDATE: Feb. 22 -- A 16-year-old male passenger has died from injuries sustained during last week's helicopter crash near the USS Arizona Memorial, Th...

The F-35 Strafes the Presidential Debate -- Taiwan's Trump Card?

Peter Navarro | Posted 12.15.2016 | Politics
Peter Navarro

This week, the Republican presidential candidates square off in Las Vegas, Nevada for the last debate of 2015. Here's a hypothetical exchange between the CNN anchor of "The Situation Room" and the leading candidate

Trump Attacks America on Pearl Harbor Day

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 12.08.2016 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

Now there can be no serious question that Trump has done more to aid America's greatest current enemy than anyone in recent memory.

Former Enemies: Pearl Harbor

Peter Baldwin Panagore | Posted 12.07.2016 | Good News
Peter Baldwin Panagore

The American simply stood at attention, once again a strong, straight-backed soldier. Then he raised his right hand slowly and stiffly to his forehead, saluting his former enemy.

Secrets, Spies and Sacrifice: 11 Captivating Novels About World War II

Off The Shelf | Posted 12.07.2016 | Books
Off The Shelf

There are many sides in a war -- and many stories to tell. From the French countryside to Leningrad, from Tokyo to the home front, these novels provide a kaleidoscopic view of World War II.