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VA secretary pays tribute to WWII Alaska Native militia

...to defend the vast territory from the threat of Japanese invasion.The unit was activated after Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor and points along Alaska's Aleutian Islands. The volunteer militia members, nicknamed Uncle Sam's Men and Eskimo...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-12/va-secretary-pays-tribute-wwii-alaska-n
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Pearl Harbor, Hickam to become a joint base

HONOLULU - Pearl Harbor and Hickam Air Force Base next door...long-planned move. The transition to Pearl Harbor-Hickam is due to begin in January...Base will join forces. Naval Station Pearl Harbor commander Capt. Richard W. Kitchens...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082709/reg_486592877.shtml
Pearl Harbor relived

...Japanese bomber flies overhead during a re-enactment of the attack on Pearl Harbor during the Arctic Thunder 2002 open house and air show Sunday at Elmendorf...for the movie "Tora! Tora! Tora!" and were used in the film "Pearl Harbor."

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070102/sta_pearlharbor.shtml
News
Honoring Pearl Harbor survivors

Gov. Tony Knowles, left, honors Pearl Harbor survivors Joe Booi, and Rex Talley, right, during...observing the 60th anniversary of the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, at the American Legion post in Anchorage on Friday...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120901/sta_pearlharbor.shtml
News
Flying for 'Pearl Harbor'

...climactic bombing scene of the recently released movie "Pearl Harbor," audiences see Japanese planes swoop across the American...in Santa Monica, Calif. His work there led to the "Pearl Harbor" job. "I had restored or been the project manager...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060101/Loc_Flying.html
Local
Alaska editorial: Honoring a Pearl Harbor hero, longtime Alaskan

...Corps second lieutenant when Japanese forces attacked Pearl Harbor at 7:55 a.m. on Dec. 7, 1941, a surprise assault...12 days before the 65th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor - and just a month shy of his 87th birthday on Dec...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121006/opi_20061210002.shtml
Opinion
Parnell orders flags lowered for Pearl Harbor Day

ANCHORAGE - Gov. Sean Parnell has ordered state flags to be lowered to half-staff Monday for Pearl Harbor Day. Parnell says men and women who served in the armed forces during World War II are to be remembered for their courage, selfless...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120609/reg_532575305.shtml
Photos: On the water

Purse seiners anchor in front of Pearl Harbor as they wait for a salmon opening on Monday.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-07/photos-water
Local
Honoring Alaska's WWII history

...406th Bombardment Squadron was stationed in Yakutat.The grand opening of Yakutat's base was three months before Pearl Harbor, he said."We knew the war was coming, and we would be drawn in," he said.Alaska got "the death trap" planes...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-29/yakutats-once-and-future-war
Art
Fairbanks dentist helps honor Nisei soldiers

FAIRBANKS - The day Pearl Harbor was bombed, Dec. 7, 1941, Brian Yamamoto's father, Edward...said Brian, a Fairbanks dentist, "and he asked, 'Where is Pearl Harbor?'"What 19-year-old Edward didn't realize was that as...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-01-02/fairbanks-dentist-helps-honor-nisei-sol
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