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Faces of the Fleet: 75th Commemoration of Pearl Harbor attacks

PEARL HARBOR (Dec. 7, 2016) Pearl Harbor survivors greet a child during the 75th Commemoration event of the attacks on Pearl Harbor and Oahu. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Laurie Dexter/Released)

The 75th commemoration of the Japanese attacks on Pearl Harbor and other U.S. military facilities on Oahu was an opportunity for us to honor the courage, service and sacrifice of the U.S. military personnel present during the attacks. Thank you for your toughness, accountability, integrity and initiative that you demonstrated on Dec. 7th, 1941, …

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Pearl Harbor Survivors Changed the World

Graphic of a World War II veteran and a U.S. Navy Sailor saluting

Dec. 7, 2016, is the 75th anniversary of Imperial Japan’s attack on Oahu that launched the United States into World War II. Rear Adm. John Fuller speaks to nearly two hundred veterans of that war, including several dozen Pearl Harbor survivors, at the Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day ceremony at Kilo …

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December 7th, 1941: A Submarine Force Perspective

Graphic of a World War II submarine and a modern submarine

By Rear Adm. Fritz Roegge Commander, Submarine Force U.S. Pacific Fleet “When I assumed command of the Pacific Fleet on 31 December 1941, our submarines were already operating against the enemy, the only units of the fleet that could come to grips with the Japanese for months to come. It …

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#PearlHarbor75: Chief Aviation Ordnanceman John Finn

Chief Aviation Ordnanceman John Finn

The 75th commemoration of the Japanese attacks on Pearl Harbor and other U.S. military facilities on Oahu is an opportunity for us to honor the courage, service and sacrifice of the U.S. military personnel present during the attacks. Chief Aviation Ordnanceman John Finn was one of them. While under heavy …

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#PearlHarbor75: Navy divers and salvage teams

Graphic of Pearl Harbor divers and a Sailor

The 75th commemoration of the Japanese attacks on Pearl Harbor and other U.S. military facilities on Oahu is an opportunity for us to honor the courage, service and sacrifice of the U.S. military personnel present during the attacks. Our Navy divers and salvage teams were among them. Following the attack …

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