Pearl Harbor ceremony honors those who died in the attack 72 years ago
Special recognition also is given to Seaside resident and U.S. Navy veteran Bill Thomas, who was stationed in Pearl Harbor and saw many of his friends die in the bomb attacks ... the war is not over.” Soldiers and civilians must remember that conflict ...
How the U.S. marked the 10th anniversary of Pearl Harbor
Many newspapers put the Pearl Harbor anniversary ... first responders and civilians," said John Carroll, a retired firefighter who was in Hawaii to promote a three-mile run honoring a fellow firefighter who died in the attacks. "So when you see the names ...
How the Pearl Harbor attack still shapes America
It also marks, this year, the further disappearance of the Greatest Generation heroes who fought the war for us. Former Sen. and presidential candidate George McGovern, who piloted the maximum 35 bomber missions over Europe, died only recently. Former ...
Interfax: Ukraine soldiers desert in Russia
The Ukrainian military confirmed that part of a brigade had most likely crossed into Russian territory, although it disputed Russia's version of events and would not say how many soldiers had crossed ... barrage of rocket attacks from separatist forces.
How Many Dead Iraqis?
In 1968, the costliest year of that war for Americans, 14,314 U.S. soldiers died, an average of 1,193 per month. U.S. fatalities in Iraq have averaged 65 per month. Not sure if that sort of body counting is supposed to spook or soothe us (among other ...