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US says it won’t allow Pearl murder suspect to evade justice


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


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Court orders release of man charged in Daniel Pearl killing


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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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Pakistan court resumes appeal hearing in Daniel Pearl murder


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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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Aging survivors return to Pearl Harbor to recall '41 attack

Aging survivors return to Pearl Harbor to recall '41 attackA dozen frail survivors of the attack on Pearl Harbor returned Saturday to honor those who perished when Japanese planes pierced a quiet sunny morning 78 years ago and rained bombs on battleships lined up below. About 30 World War II veterans and some 2,000 members of the public joined the survivors, the youngest of whom are now in their late 90s, to commemorate the anniversary of the Dec. 7, 1941, attack that launched the U.S. into World War II. Herb Elfring, 97, of Jackson, Michigan, said being back at Pearl Harbor reminds him of all those who have lost their lives.



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