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Group wants to honor Doolittle Raiders with SC museum

Apr. 23, 2022 09:39 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A veterans group is trying to raise millions of dollars to build a museum in South Carolina honoring a group of 80 men who went on a daring bombing raid over Tokyo just months after the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor brought the U.S. into World War II. The...

New Mexico Bataan veterans remembered, but few remain

Apr. 16, 2022 11:04 AM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — On the surface, all the familiar ceremonial trappings were in place for the event. The reading of proclamations announcing April 9 as Bataan Remembrance Day. The playing of taps. Speeches honoring the legacy of the New Mexicans who gave their lives fighting,...

Burial set for Kentucky sailor killed at Pearl Harbor

Apr. 08, 2022 04:02 AM EDT

PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — The remains of a sailor who was killed in the attack on Pearl Harbor will be laid to rest Friday at a cemetery in Paducah, the office of Gov. Andy Beshear said in a statement. Navy Fireman 2nd Class Hal J. Allison, 21, was assigned to the USS Oklahoma. Allison...

Remains of Indiana sailor killed in Pearl Harbor attack ID'd

Mar. 29, 2022 12:27 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The remains of a sailor from Indianapolis who died in the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor have been identified by U.S. military scientists. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced Tuesday that Navy Fire Controlman 2nd Class George Gilbert's remains...

Remains of sailor killed at Pearl Harbor to be buried in Ky.

Mar. 23, 2022 04:04 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The remains of a sailor who died in the attack on Pearl Harbor will finally be coming home to Kentucky next month. The military identified the remains of Navy Fireman 2nd Class Hal J. Allison late last year. Allison was 21 on the battleship USS Oklahoma when...

Zelenskyy pleads for help in impassioned speech to Congress

Mar. 17, 2022 00:40 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy summoned memories of Pearl Harbor and the Sept. 11 terror attacks Wednesday in an impassioned live-video plea to Congress to send more help for Ukraine’s fight against Russia. Lawmakers stood and cheered, and President Joe Biden later...

Russia-Ukraine war: Key things to know about the conflict

Mar. 16, 2022 23:10 PM EDT

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy invoked 9/11 during an urgent appeal Wednesday to the U.S. Congress for more weapons to stem the Russian assault. U.S. President Joe Biden announced an additional $800 million for Ukraine's military and said Russian President Vladimir Putin is a “war...