Tag: Pearl Harbor

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Historian Patrick K. O’Donnell Recalls Stories of Pearl Harbor Veterans

Combat historian and bestselling author Patrick K. O’Donnell, who has written seven books on World War II, among others, recalled some of more than five thousand interviews with World War II veterans throughout the years during his interview Wednesday with Breitbart News Daily Sirius XM host Matt Boyle.

The Church of Arlington National Cemetery

There’s not a lot of talking at Arlington. Even chatterboxes find themselves hushed by the endless rows of white headstones, solemn signposts of heroism, sacrifice, and duty. Yet still, Arlington speaks to me. It is there, for example, that I learned about both justice and the rule of law.

War Crimes of Imperial Japan: A Lesson In Moral Equivalence for Mr. Obama

In his speech referencing “evil” at Hiroshima today, President Obama somehow forgot to mention the evils perpetrated by Imperial Japan or the unspeakable suffering it inflicted upon POWs and civilians who fell into its clutches. Let’s correct that oversight, to help the President understand why moral equivalence is the dim refuge of lazy minds, and equating American troops with the Axis forces they defeated is an outrage.

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World View: China-North Korea Tensions High After Nuclear Test

Contents: North Korea’s explosion was probably not a ‘hydrogen bomb’; South Korea resumes broadcasting propaganda via loudspeakers; North Korea’s nuclear test revives memories of the 2010 Cheonan attack; China faces limited influence and high frustration dealing with North Korea

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Days of Infamy: FDR Unites the Nation After Pearl Harbor, Obama Leaves it Listless After Terror

Today marks the 74th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor—one of the most stunning American military catastrophes in this country’s history and a moment that signaled a new era for the republic. The casualties were stunning—2,042 Americans were killed and 1,247 wounded, and most of the Pacific Fleet has taken heavy damage—and the nation was in a state of shock.