Alaska Native military service recognized

...Jacobs Jr. accepted a certificate in honor of their father."My dad and his brother joined the Navy two days after Pearl Harbor - neither had basic training," Harold Jacobs said. "All they used was the Tlingit language to communicate with each...
One Heart and One Spirit Minidoka Internment Camp in Idaho, where nearly 9,000 Japanese-Americans were imprisoned after the bombing of Pearl Harbor.The Minidoka War Relocation Center, as it was called, has since been named a national historic site in honor of...
Fall books: 37 new titles to add to your reading list

...of "L.A. Confidential" returns to City of Angels territory with a story that begins the day before the attack on Pearl Harbor. Four members of the Watanabe family are dead in a possible ritual murder-suicide, and Los Angeles Police Department...
US trained Alaskans as 'stay-behind agents'

...Alaska started the FBI would be "left holding the bag.""If a crisis arose we would be in the midst of another 'Pearl Harbor' and get part of the blame," Hoover wrote in the margin of a Sept. 6, 1951, memo from an aide, to whom Hoover...
Bennie J. Melvin

...the end of Fritz Cove Road and walk from there to Auke Lake in order to catch the school bus.After the bombing of Pearl Harbor in WWII, Bennie served his country from Dec 5, 1941 to Dec 4, 1945 as a Sergeant and Crew Chief supervising the inspection...
Behind the camera the town's children, made Yakutat his home until his death by suicide at age 64, two days after the bombing of Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, after having been accused by the FBI of being a spy for the Japanese.Thomas, who has done extensive...
Jerry Coleman's wit and humility made him unique

...hyperbole on that one.The winner of two Distinguished Flying Crosses, Coleman barely gave baseball a thought after Pearl Harbor was attacked soon after his 17th birthday. His country would soon need him, and that, exclusively, became his motivation...
My Turn: D-Day's clarion call

...1942 film mirrored America's transformation after Pearl Harbor from isolationism to taking its fights to the frontier...war films that followed were Hollywood's payback for Pearl Harbor - Tinseltown's counterattack against fascism. The...
William G Ruddy

...boat built by Tlingit, Haida and Tsimpsian students at Sheldon Jackson College in Sitka and launched three days before Pearl Harbor. The U.S. Navy seized the vessel for wartime service in troop transport and mine sweeping; after the war the Presbyterian...
Sports Quote

...Lamar University) in Beaumont, Texas, but enlisted in the United States Marine Corps shortly after the attack on Pearl Harbor. He became one of the elite Marine Raiders.After he returned from the war, Phillips completed the remaining year...


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