*WWII PIN ~ honoring Pearl Harbor hero Dorie Miller, a black messman who was untrained in machine gun use due to rigid Naval segregation policies. Miller took over a machine gun aboard the USS West Virginia and was officially credited with downing two Japanese planes. He was honored as one of the first heroes of World War II, and six months after the attack was given the Navy Cross by Admiral Chester Nimitz.
70th Anniversary of Attack on Pearl Harbor [Infographic]
70 years ago today, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, "a day that will live in infamy," in the words of President Franklin Roosevelt, an attack that thrust the United States into World War II. This Infographic shows the events that took place that fateful day.
WWII Propaganda Poster
Poster honoring Pearl Harbor hero, Doris "Dorie" Miller (October 12, 1919 – November 24, 1943) was a cook in the United States Navy noted for his bravery during the attack on Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941. He was the first African American to be awarded the Navy Cross.
Women fire fighters, Pearl Harbor, 7th Dec 1941
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Doris Miller - was a cook in the United States Navy noted for his bravery during the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. He was the first African American to be awarded the Navy Cross,
On December 7th, 1941 at 7:55 am, the Japanese attacked military airfields and Pearl Harbour with 181 torpedo dropping planes, dive bombers, horizontal bombers and fighters. Overall, twenty-one ships of the U.S. Pacific fleet were damaged and the death toll reached 2,350, along with 68 civilians and 1,178 injured.
Smoke rises from the burning buildings on Ford Island, Pearl Harbor,...
Smoke rises from the burning buildings on Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, Oahu Island, after the surprise attack by the Japanese which brought America into World War II, 7th December 1941. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images
Remember Pearl Harbor Day, 1941 - 1945
Original Caption: Remember Pearl Harbor Day, 1941 - 1945 U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: NWDNS-44-PA-1630 Created By: Office for Emergency Management. Office of War Information. Domestic Operations Branch. Bureau of Special Services. From:: RG 44, World War II Posters Production Date: 1941 - 1945 Persistent URL: catalog.archives.gov/id/515296 Repository: National Archives at College Park - Archives II (College Park, MD) Access Restrictions: Unrestricted…
Obit of the Day
Chief Petty Officer Edward Wartzleff was one of only 335 survivors of the USS Arizona which sunk after exploding during the attack on Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7, 1941. 1177 crew members perished. Mr. Wartzleff died on Sept. 10, 2013 at the age of 96.
Ataque a Pearl Harbor en 6 infografías - Revista de Historia
Ataque a Pearl Harbor en 6 infografías: El ataque japonés a la base de EEUU en Pearl Harbor Hawaii el 7 de diciembre de 1941 visto a través de 6 infografías