Dorie MIller, a messman in the U.S. Navy was awarded the Navy Cross for his heroic deeds at Pearl Harbor (1st African American to be awarded the Navy Cross). ALL HE DID The Morning of Pearl Harbor Bombing was carry wounded sailors to safer locations, move his injured Captain (the Captain refused to leave his post & remained until his death), load machine guns, take control of one & began firing at Japanese planes (He HAD NO TRAINING IN OPERATING ONE). He fired until he ran out of ammunition.

Doris Miller - Born in Waco, Texas. Pearl Harbor hero, first African American to receive the Navy Cross.

Honolulu, capital of Hawaii – America's remotest island state located in the Pacific, is one of the country's most iconic tourist destinations. In large part this is due to the magnificent local dining, nightlife and shopping scene, complete with a marvelous beach lined with picturesque palms and high-rise hotels. Honolulu is also closely associated with the WWII history, namely the Pearl Harbor attack of 1941.

Walking Tours in Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu, capital of Hawaii – America's remotest island state located in the Pacific, is one of the country's most iconic tourist destinations. In large part this is due to the magnificent local dining, nightlife and shopping scene, complete with a marvel

Firefighters direct a hose in a training exercise at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. In the years following the Pearl Harbor bombing, many civilian Hawaiian women contributed to the war effort.

Pearl Harbor Lady Firefighter Mystery Solved

Katherine Lowe is the second woman from the right. From Getty: "Women fire fighters during a training exercise at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, during World War II.

USS Arizona, HA very humbling experience. God bless the USA!!

USS Arizona Memorial, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Recently performed at PearlHarbor/ Hickem AFB One of the most somber and moving places I've ever been

Op 7 december 1941 pleegde Japan een verrassingshaven op Pearl Harbor op Hawaii. De aanval was bedoelt om de Amerikaanse vloot te vernietigen zodat de VS zwak op zee zou zijn. De haven werd aangevallen via gevechtsvliegtuigen en na deze gebeurtenis raakte de VS betrokken bij de Tweede wereld oorlog.

The destroyer USS Shaw explodes after being hit by bombs during the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, December (AP Photo)

3 Pearl Harbor-Pearl Harbor serves as a central gathering place for the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument that consists of nine historic locations in Hawaii, California and Alaska. Of these, five are within Pearl Harbor itself – USS Arizona Memorial, USS Oklahoma Memorial, USS Utah Memorial, and parts of Ford Island and Battleship Row. It’s also home to the USS Missouri Battleship, Pacific Aviation Museum and USS Bowfin Submarine that are designated as the Pearl Harbor…

3 Pearl Harbor-Pearl Harbor serves as a central gathering place for the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument that consists of nine historic locations in Hawaii, California and Alaska. Of these, five are within Pearl Harbor itself – USS Arizona Memorial, USS Oklahoma Memorial, USS Utah Memorial, and parts of Ford Island and Battleship Row. It’s also home to the USS Missouri Battleship, Pacific Aviation Museum and USS Bowfin Submarine that are designated as the Pearl Harbor…

National Geographic hawaii | ... rainbow over hawaii from pearl harbor location pearl harbor hawaii

National Geographic hawaii | ... rainbow over hawaii from pearl harbor location pearl harbor hawaii

Arizona Memorial, Pearl Harbor. Visited this in 2003, and it was still leaking diesel fuel and oil, crying for those who died that day :(

Visited this in and it was still leaking diesel fuel and oil, crying for those who died that day :(

Picture of dramatic sinking of USS ARIZONA, with the loss of 1,177 lives, during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941, the event that brought about U.S. involvement in World War II. The picture is taken looking from the side of the USS Arizona. To the left you can Number Two 14″/45 triple gun turret pointing forward. The supporting structure for the gun director tripod has collapsed and the tripod is tilting forward towards the front of the ship giving the wreck its…

Small earthquake rattles California wine country

HAWAII - Pearl Harbor - Much of the harbor and surrounding lands is a United States Navy deep-water naval base.

November 1887 – The United States receives rights to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

In the Attack on Pearl Harbor activity, students learn about the events that led up to the bombing of Pearl Harbor.

Attack on Pearl Harbor Teaching Guide

December 1941 Sailors stand among wrecked airplanes at Ford Island Naval Air Station as they watch the explosion of the USS Shaw in the background, during the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

The japanese bombed and destroyed  pearl harbor.  There was hardly anything left, this is a picture taken while it was being bombed

pearl harbor december 1941 a date which will live in infamy. this is a picture is a birds eye view of the location and bombing.

Ship locations at Pearl Harbor, the morning of December 07, 1941, at the opening of hostilities.

the battleship USS Oklahoma became the first major casualty of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, capsizing in just under 15 minutes after being struck by as many as nine torpedoes from Japanese planes.

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