Tag Archives: Pearl Harbor

Looking for Websites that Include Pearl Harbor Casualty Lists – February 9, 2020

I am trying to compile a list of casualties, especially those who were not identified, from the Pearl Harbor attack. Ideally, by ship or location. I found a few lists, but most don’t include where the individual was from which. … Continue reading

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Two Kansans killed at Pearl Harbor are identified – KSN TV February 4, 2020

Initially, I saw an article on my phone on Hays, Kansas news – Remains of Kansas man killed in Pearl Harbor identified announcing that Rex Wise had been identified. When I typed Rex Wise Pearl Harbor, I came up with … Continue reading

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Understanding Jewish Gravestones – BillionGraves – Tombstone Tuesdays February 4, 2020

I made Understanding Jewish Gravestones – https://blog.billiongraves.com/understanding-jewish-gravestones/ posted on BillionGraves this week’s Tombstone Tuesdays post. The original post is over 2,200 words long, and I encourage reading it if you can. I am cutting it down to keep it just over … Continue reading

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USS Oklahoma Pearl Harbor Unidentified Burial – Gerald Homer Pirtle, Re-buried in Wichita November 2018 – Tombstone Tuesdays January 28, 2020

I apologize for not posting this sooner. I saw it last month and started a post that I thought posted, but turns out it was saved as a draft instead. I noticed today that it hadn’t been posted. I noticed … Continue reading

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USS Doris Miller: Navy to name new $13bn aircraft carrier after Pearl Harbor hero who manned machine gun to fight off Japanese aircraft and was the first African American to receive the Navy Cross for valor — John’s Navy and other Maritime or Military News

The US Navy is to name new aircraft carrier after a World War II hero Mess Attendant 2nd Class Doris Miller was the first African American to receive the Navy Cross for valor in 1942 The $13billion aircraft carrier will … Continue reading

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Remembering Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941, 78th Anniversary – December 7, 2019

This is a bit later getting posted as I was planning for it to be posted around the time attacks were going on at Pearl Harbor. I re-checked those Mississippians –  Mississippians at Pearl Harbor – Mississippi Department of Archives … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace Lauren Bruner (1920–2019), one of the last survivors of Pearl Harbor’s USS Arizona

I don’t visit Legacy.com on a regular basis unless I am looking to see if the site has an obituary. When I was on it recently looking for an obit, I saw the obit for Rest in Peace John Moon … Continue reading

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Sheridan County Historical Society and Mickey’s Museum, Hoxie – Kansas Tuesdays October 22, 2019

This took a while as I wasn’t getting a good sense on any of the counties or towns I was checking out in western Kansas. I went with Sheridan County Historical Society and Mickey’s Museum, Hoxie for this week’s Kansas … Continue reading

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Ness County Historical Society & Museum, Ness City – Kansas Tuesdays October 15, 2019

This week, I went looking for areas in central Kansas as last week’s Kansas Tuesdays post was from eastern Kansas. I went with Get Rural to see what they had for central Kansas. I chose Ness County Historical Society & … Continue reading

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Utopia College, Eureka – Kansas Tuesdays October 8, 2019

This week, I went looking for areas in southern Kansas as last week’s Kansas Tuesdays post was from northern Kansas. I went with Atlas Obscura to see what they had for Kansas. There were some good possibilities, but many were … Continue reading

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