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Pearl Harbor survivors

an oral history of 24 servicemen

by Harry Spiller

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by McFarland in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941 -- Personal narratives.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.,
    • Oral history -- United States.,
    • United States -- Armed Forces -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementHarry Spiller.
      GenrePersonal narratives., Personal narratives, American., Biography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD767.92 .S65 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 216 p. :
      Number of Pages216
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3953454M
      ISBN 100786411791
      LC Control Number2001051315


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If you want a Pearl Harbor book to go beyond the general documented tale, Pearl Harbor Survivors is the book for you. I came away with more knowledge and an even greater sense of awe for these brave men and women, and yes, even survivor's guilt, representing a generation born thanks squarely to /5(6).

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It's a quick, conversational rundown of a patriot's service to his countrythat's it. Don't expect a detailed, well-written drama like Lone Survivor or American Sniper/5(5). If you want a Pearl Harbor book to go beyond the general documented tale, Pearl Harbor Survivors is the book for you.

I came away with more knowledge and an even greater A Precious Time Capsule Each one of these survivor tales delivered its own unique set of memories - some touching, many horrific - all of which far surpass one's own vivid imagination/5.

Pearl Harbor Survivors Association Silver Anniversary Commemorative Book Hardcover – January 1, by Jeffry).5/5(2). This short book describes the pivotal role played by those surviving American aircraft carriers in the first year of the war. It also chronicles all of the Japanese and American aircraft carriers and their On December 7 we commemorate the anniversary of the sneak attack on Pearl Harbor.4/5(2).

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In this extraordinary never-before-told eyewitness account of the Pearl Harbor attack—the only memoir ever written by a survivor of the USS Arizona—ninety-four-year-old veteran Donald Stratton finally shares his unforgettable personal tale of bravery and survival on December 7,his harrowing recovery, and his inspiring determination to return to the fight/5().

The National Pearl Harbor Survivors Association is officially recognized by the United States Congress Federal Carter Grant - Public Law - dated October 7, Our organization is a symbol of America's commitment to preparedness against unprovoked acts of aggression.

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Pearl Harbor Survivors: An Oral History of 24 Servicemen by Harry Spiller at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Orders may be : McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers.

Battleship USS Arizona BB December 7, Pearl Harbor Casualty & Survivor Lists, Brothers List, Officers List. The Pearl Harbor Survivors Association (PHSA), founded in and recognized by the United States Congress inwas a World War II veterans organization whose members were on Pearl Harbor or three miles or less offshore during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, on December 7, The PHSA was officially disbanded at the end of December with a membership of about 2.

The Pearl Harbor Survivor Book Set includes the following publications: A True American From a farm in Illinois to Hawaii, Guadalcanal, Korea and Vietnam, Pearl Harbor Survivor Sterling Cale's military career has taken him around the world and back again.

With a. After serving 24 years in the U.S. Navy, he is one of the few remaining Pearl Harbor Survivors and regularly volunteers his time at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center--sharing his eyewitness accounts with visitors. Best Seller: Top Ten Books at Pearl Harbor; Paperback: 56 pages; Published by the National Park Service and Pacific Historic Parks.

Pearl Harbor survivor Donald G. Stratton is pictured at age 89 in this Denver Post file photo. Stratton, lives in Colorado Springs and is one of three living survivors of the USS Arizona.

Dorinda Makanaonalani Nicholson was born in Hawaii to a Hawaiian mother and Caucasian father. As civilians, they were living in Pearl Harbor at the time of the attack, and stayed until forced to give up their home after the end of the war.

Her mother was a hula teacher, so Dorinda made her debut as a hula dancer at the age of three. Donald Stratton wrote the bestselling book, "All the Gallant Men" and attended many of the annual Pearl Harbor remembrance ceremonies.

He was Coronavirus Updates. A Pearl Harbor survivor spent decades trying to forget it. Then one man got him talking On the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, survivors.

InStratton published a memoir called "All the Gallant Men: An American Sailor's Firsthand Account of Pearl Harbor." The book, an eyewitness account of the Pearl Harbor attack, became a New York Times bestseller.

Next week marks 75 years since the Japanese attack on Pearl comes the first memoir of that day from the perspective of a survivor who was aboard the USS Arizona, reports CBS. Pearl Harbor, the fateful attack that inspired the United States' active involvement in World War II, occurred 74 years ago Monday, and the Pearl Harbor survivors.

Pearl Harbor Flags. Pearl Harbor Flags. Featured Best Selling Alphabetically, A-Z Alphabetically, Z-A Price, low to high Price, high to low Date, new to old Date, old to new. 2x3 December 7th USA Flag Flown On USS Arizona Memorial At Pearl Harbor. 3x5 December 7th USA Flag Flown On USS Arizona Memorial At Pearl Harbor.

Pearl Harbor survivors forgive—but can't forget On December 7,Japan’s deadly attack catalyzed a nation, shattering America’s sense of invincibility and pulling the country into war. WWII Veterans History Fund interviews mainly Pearl Harbor Survivors and generates videos and books for the Veterans and their families for free.

We also attend many Veteran's events and record the Veterans giving presentations. We also create posters and slideshows for. When the Japanese launched a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor insailor Lauren Bruner was the second-to-last person to get off the USS Arizona alive.

Pearl Harbor survivor Charles Sehe, 92, was nearly killed on board the USS Nevada during the attack on Pearl Harbor and continued to serve on the battleship when it aided in the invasions at Normandy and Iwo Jima during World War II.

Editor's note: The following column is adapted from "All the Gallant Men: An American Sailor's Firsthand Account of Pearl Harbor. I was aboard Author: Donald Stratton. In this exclusive excerpt from his new memoir, All the Gallant Men, Donald Stratton, one of only five living survivors from the USS Arizona, recounts the hellish battle that destroyed the U.S.

Pacific fleet on December 7, Stratton, who was then 19 years old. Lauren Bruner ( – ), one of the last survivors of Pearl Harbor’s USS Arizona Don Howison ( – ), oldest remaining survivor of WWII USS Indianapolis disaster. Haerry, one of the last remaining survivors of the attacks on the Arizona on Dec.

7,died on Sept. 27 in Rhode Island, his son told the Associated Press. Haerry was Haerry’s son called him one of the first heroes of World War II. USS Tennessee The Executive Officer of USS Tennessee, Commander Colin Campbell, wrote as follows: At Sunday morning, December 7,I was at my residence in Waikiki, Honolulu, T.

H., on authorized liberty. At about that time I heard what appeared to be gun fire, and which I first thought to be target practice of some kind. Shortly after, word came over the radio that Pearl Harbor was. Nebraska man's memoir of surviving the Pearl Harbor attack chosen as 's One Book One Nebraska "Don Stratton will never be forgotten — he was a Author: Matt Olberding.

Pearl Harbor Survivors, Twin Falls. likes 1 talking about this. Last one in Twin Falls, Id (Still A-Kicking--Very Active in Everything, still a kid)Followers: On the 78th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack, survivor Will Lehner published his personal account of the tragic events that unfolded on December 7,in a memoir titled Legacy of a Pearl Harbor Survivor.

The book follows year-old Lehner as he enlists in the US Navy and finds himself stationed on the beautiful island of Oahu. When Pearl Harbor was attacked on the morning of December 7, by Japanese forces, more than military personnel and civilians lost their lives in the bombing raid.

“A date which will live in infamy,” this was what President Franklin D. Roosevelt had declared as the Pearl Harbor. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor by the Empire of Japan in December of Probably fewer than survivors of the attack are still alive.

Survivors of the Arizona can choose to have their ashes interred in the sunken battleship in Pearl Harbor, but Stratton decided long ago he did not want that. After a lifetime at sea, Stratton Author: Shaun Mckinnon. Pearl Harbor survivors Delton Walling (C), Gilbert Meyer (R) and U.S.

Navy Admiral Margaret Kibben salute during a ceremony honoring the sailors of the USS Utah at. The attack at Pearl Harbor killed 1, sailors and Marines and left survivors, but now only two remain: Lou Conter, 98, of Grass Valley, Calif.

and Ken Potts, 98, of Provo, Utah. Books. All Books. Book Reviews. Podcasts. Pearl Harbor survivor recounts 'Day of Infamy' Pearl Harbor survivors will join military and government officials in a parade through : Jeffrey Roth.

Donald Stratton, one of the last USS Arizona survivors from the attack on Pearl Harbor, died on Saturday, the Pearl Harbor National Memorial confirmed in a statement. He was He was Author: Claudia Harmata.