Pearl Harbor Pearl Harbor en-us Copyright 2015, Deseret News Publishing Company Fri, 27 Nov 2015 00:00:01 MST Fri, 27 Nov 2015 20:15:23 MST Newspapers Book review: Courage, heroism abound in 'Target Tokyo' James M. Scott's new work, "Target Tokyo: Jimmy Doolittle and the Raid That Avenged Pearl Harbor," is a detailed account of... Sat, 01 Aug 2015 16:05:00 MDT Navy's newest attack submarine, USS John Warner, joins fleet The Navy's newest nuclear-powered attack submarine joined the fleet Saturday, with top Navy officials saying that it couldn't... Sat, 01 Aug 2015 15:07:38 MDT Remains of Pearl Harbor victims dug up for identification The military on Monday exhumed more caskets containing the unidentified remains of USS Oklahoma crew members killed in the... Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:18:39 MDT John Florez: Life during World War II was a time of true patriotism The World War II era forged the American character, the sense of patriotism that rekindled the values that unite us —... Sat, 18 Jul 2015 00:00:00 MDT Topaz Museum's inaugural exhibition offers lessons on the human condition The Topaz Museum's inaugural art exhibition, "When Words Weren't Enough: Works on Paper from Topaz, 1942-1945," tells the... Sat, 27 Jun 2015 15:00:00 MDT 97-year-old retired Marine receives honorary promotion Retired Lt. Col. Robert Shaffer served during World War II and the Korean War in a career as a Marine officer spanning from... Mon, 22 Jun 2015 14:59:20 MDT Utah veteran bids farewell to equally decorated brother The last time Norman Biehn, 97, and his brother, Carl, 95, saw each other, they had just completed a trip to Washington,... Thu, 18 Jun 2015 15:20:00 MDT 92-year-old veteran receives honorary high school diploma In this era, when the biggest decision a teen might make is choosing which filter to use for his latest Instagram post, the... Sat, 06 Jun 2015 13:55:49 MDT Arthur Cyr: Debating drone strikes is justified — avoiding realities of war is not We should keep debating the use of drone strikes in warfare. Drone killings involve two important concerns. First, U.S. news... Wed, 06 May 2015 00:00:00 MDT George F. Will: Anniversary of the Lusitania prompts reflection on its role in history The hundredth anniversary of the sinking of the Lusitania should prompt people to remember the role of the ship, and America,... Sun, 03 May 2015 00:00:00 MDT Last 2 'DooLittle Tokyo Raiders' give congressional medal to Ohio museum The last two "Doolittle Tokyo Raiders" presented the group's Congressional Gold Medal for permanent display at a the National... Sat, 18 Apr 2015 18:59:27 MDT Greg Bell: Perspective of gratitude tells me life is good Gratitude brings perspective. That perspective has helped me see that although the Great Recession cut wide and deep, it... Fri, 03 Apr 2015 23:42:28 MDT Vietnam War veteran gets dying wish to visit Pearl Harbor When a Vietnam veteran briefly stopped in Hawaii on his way home from war, he vowed to return one day to honor the people who... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:03:52 MDT Vietnam War veteran gets dying wish to visit Pearl Harbor When a Vietnam veteran briefly stopped in Hawaii on his way home from war, he vowed to return one day to honor the people who... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 MDT No precedent for Netanyahu's contentious speech to Congress Given anywhere else, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech Tuesday wouldn't have caused such a ruckus. Tue, 03 Mar 2015 12:04:57 MST Polynesian Cultural Center opens new marketplace The Polynesian Cultural Center always has been predominantly an all-day attraction with its re-created island villages,... Sat, 21 Feb 2015 09:00:00 MST Grandmother: Chief's wife promised to pay off mortgage The 95-year-old grandmother of the Honolulu police chief's wife testified Friday that she trusted her granddaughter and was... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:00:00 MST McDonald's walks fine line with 'Signs' commercial An ad by McDonald's is testing the fine line companies need to walk when referencing national tragedies. Mon, 12 Jan 2015 13:27:46 MST Battleship Missouri association honors LDS volunteers The nonprofit USS Missouri Memorial Association honored Mormon missionaries and local members on Dec. 5 for donating... Sun, 14 Dec 2014 15:09:59 MST Church is recognized for service For the past 10 years, missionaries from the Church have provided service aboard the famous decommissioned United States Navy... Fri, 12 Dec 2014 12:54:42 MST This week in history: America declares war on Japan On Dec. 8, 1941, in the wake of the Pearl Harbor attack, President Franklin D. Roosevelt went before Congress to ask for a... Wed, 10 Dec 2014 18:40:00 MST Michael Gerson: Release of the Feinstein report: An act of exceptional recklessness With the apparently imminent release of the Feinstein report on CIA interrogations of high-value terrorists a decade ago,... Mon, 08 Dec 2014 22:15:00 MST Wreath placed at Capitol memorial to honor veterans A wreath was placed at the state Capitol on Monday to honor and remember veterans during the holiday season. It was one of... Mon, 08 Dec 2014 15:05:00 MST Survivors gather to remember Pearl Harbor attack Veterans who survived the Pearl Harbor attack that launched the United States into World War II attended Sunday's 73rd... Sun, 07 Dec 2014 00:00:00 MST 95-year-old Utah resident recalls fighting during Pearl Harbor attack Sunday marks the 73rd anniversary of the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor, an attack that forced the United States into World... Fri, 05 Dec 2014 19:17:14 MST Mismanagement allegations at Pearl Harbor memorial The USS Arizona is one of the nation's most hallowed sites, an underwater grave for more than 900 sailors and Marines killed... Fri, 05 Dec 2014 08:22:28 MST 4 Pearl Harbor survivors vow reunion won't be last Four of the remaining nine USS Arizona survivors of the Pearl Harbor attack are vowing this year's anniversary won't be their... Wed, 03 Dec 2014 10:18:14 MST Utah Air National Guard renames base in honor of local WWII pilot Retired Brig. Gen. Roland R. Wright is a combat pilot with a distinguished military career spanning more than three decades.... Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:33:09 MST About Utah: For 95-year-old, the secret to doing nothing is doing something About to turn 95, Ralph Moffat's still going strong, with no rocking chair in sight. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 21:55:00 MDT New commander takes baton at Ogden Air Logistics Complex Maj. Gen. H. Brent Baker Sr., who led Ogden Air Logistics Complex from through sequestration and out of the destruction... Mon, 08 Sep 2014 22:35:00 MDT US trained Alaskans as secret 'stay-behind agents' during Cold War Fearing a Russian invasion and occupation of Alaska, the U.S. government in the early Cold War years recruited and trained... Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:11:19 MDT Japan, US admirals say naval cooperation deepening Top U.S. and Japanese admirals say U.S-Japan naval cooperation is deepening as they meet on the sidelines of the world's... Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:38:51 MDT Duce's Wild: Serving refugees surges patriotism Patriotism surged for me and my daughters after a visit to a South Salt Lake apartment complex where refugees arrive regularly. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 05:00:00 MDT Photo Gallery: China gives rare glimpse at naval ships China gave Western journalists a rare look aboard two People's Liberation Army vessels Saturday during the Rim of the Pacific... Sat, 05 Jul 2014 22:00:00 MDT North Ogden WWII vet goes from unwanted un-American to U.S. hero A North Ogden man was part of a Japanese-American combat team in World War II that became the most decorated unit in American... Fri, 04 Jul 2014 18:38:06 MDT Words and photos: NY WW II veterans recall combat On Dec. 7, 1941, the United States was attacked by Japan at Pearl Harbor, propelling the country into the second world war.... Thu, 03 Jul 2014 10:36:21 MDT US admiral: Drills to help China, US work together The commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet says China's first-time participation in the world's largest maritime exercises in... Mon, 30 Jun 2014 21:45:00 MDT 100-year-old World War II veteran finally getting high school diploma An "Old Reliable" who fought for years in World War II will graduate from high school Saturday, two months after turning 100... Fri, 27 Jun 2014 11:27:10 MDT 94-year-old WWII veteran beats obstacles to visit France for D-Day A 94-year-old man who fought for the U.S. in World War II is heading to France for D-Day ceremonies, a journey he nearly... Mon, 02 Jun 2014 14:56:50 MDT Japanese Festival a treat for the eyes, ears, belly and soul — despite the rain From traditional tea ceremonies to people dressed in costumes representing modern anime characters, there was something for... Sat, 26 Apr 2014 23:20:00 MDT Student competition takes historical look at rights and responsibilities About 285 students from sixth through 12th grades participated in the Utah History Day competition Wednesday at Thanksgiving... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:40:00 MDT Surviving Utah POWs honored for service to U.S. Former POWs were recognized with a luncheon and ceremony Friday as part of National Former POW Recognition Day. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 23:55:00 MDT Explore the world of Anne Frank, no need to go to Holland The world of Anne Frank is presented in suburban Atlanta. The exhibit's purpose is to tell the story of the Holocaust through... Mon, 07 Apr 2014 11:25:56 MDT Charles Krauthammer: The president's foreign policy is puzzling President Obama says Putin is on the wrong side of history and John Kerry says Putin is "really 19th-century behavior in the... Sun, 09 Mar 2014 00:00:00 MST Veterans honored and remembered at Taylorsville parade and program (+photos) Several dozen veterans participated in the Veterans Day parade, which began at Valley Regional Park and ended at Taylorsville... Mon, 11 Nov 2013 18:29:09 MST 4 surviving WWII Doolittle Raiders make final toast (+photos) The surviving Doolittle Raiders, all in their 90s, considered their place in history for their daring World War II attack on... Sat, 09 Nov 2013 23:50:02 MST Rep. Jim Matheson to speak at Taylorsville Veterans Day program Rep. Jim Matheson, D-Utah will be the keynote speaker at the 2013 Veterans Day Parade and program Monday, Nov. 11, hosted by... Thu, 24 Oct 2013 15:36:06 MDT