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Robert Thacker, 102, Dies; Survived Pearl Harbor to Fly in 3 Wars


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As Biden passes ‘safe harbor’ milestone, Republicans on inaugural committee refuse to say he won


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Tuesday’s ‘safe harbor’ deadline essentially ends Trump’s doomed election challenges


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As ‘safe harbor’ day arrives, reality sets in for Trump supporters


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The Navy created incredible photos comparing Pearl Harbor today to the day of the Japanese attack


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How one of Japan’s ‘secret weapons’ at Pearl Harbor ended up being the US’s first prisoner of war


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The U.S.'s Next Aircraft Carrier Named After Doris Miller, Hero of Pearl Harbor

The U.S.'s Next Aircraft Carrier Named After Doris Miller, Hero of Pearl HarborMiller heroically fought back against the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor.



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Japan Planned to Attack Pearl Harbor (Yes, Again)

Japan Planned to Attack Pearl Harbor (Yes, Again)Why didn't it?



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US navy to name aircraft carrier in honour of black Pearl Harbor veteran

US navy to name aircraft carrier in honour of black Pearl Harbor veteranDoris Miller was working as a mess attendant on the battleship West Virginia the morning of 7 December 1941, when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. An alarm sounded, and as the ship drew heavy fire, Miller raced to assist the West Virginia’s fatally wounded commanding officer. He also fired a machine gun against enemy planes.For his bravery and “distinguished devotion to duty” that day, Miller in 1942 was awarded the prestigious Navy Cross, the second-highest military decoration, making him the first African American to receive the medal.



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Protesters rally near Hong Kong harbor, more demos planned over Christmas

Protesters rally near Hong Kong harbor, more demos planned over ChristmasMore than 1,000 protesters, many in surgical masks and balaclavas, filled a harborside plaza near Hong Kong’s financial district late on Monday to demand full democracy and an independent inquiry into alleged police brutality. The demonstrators gathered at the harborside on Monday sang “Glory to Hong Kong”, a protest anthem, and shone lights from their mobile phones. Henry, a 28-year-old banker, said he was in the plaza to protest a recent police shutdown of Spark Alliance, a fund-raising platform for protesters.



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