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WOSTER: Americans should not let Dec. 7 fade from infamy

December 7, 2013 in Uncategorized

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Half-staff flags set for Pearl Harbor Day

December 7, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE President Obama has called for flags to be flown at half-staff from 8 a.m. until sunset today in observance of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.
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Seniors reminisce about Pearl Harbor

December 6, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Seventy-one years ago, with rumors of war rumbling in the east and a Japanese threat looming in the west, mothers began preparing breakfast, farmers stepped into the cold to do morning chores and children tried to steal a few more minutes of sleep all unaware that “a day which will live in infamy” was dawning. Continue Reading

Woodbury, Minn., veterans recall surviving attack on Pearl Harbor

December 6, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

It’s been 70 years since John Merthan and Gene Heiberger woke up to the sounds of war on Dec. 7, 1941 the day Pearl Harbor was attacked by the Japanese and both men can remember the events of the “date which will live in infamy” like it was yesterday. Continue Reading

Pearl Harbor survivor recounts 1941 attack

May 27, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Seated around the kitchen table in their Dickinson apartment recently, Ruth Johnsen pulls stories from her husband Clayton Johnsen, a World War II veteran and Pearl Harbor survivor, with two statements, “Sunday, Dec. 7, 1941. That’s where you start.” Continue Reading

Dickinson man and Pearl Harbor survivor’s ‘life has been so lucky’

May 26, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Seated around the kitchen table in their Dickinson apartment recently, Ruth Johnsen pulls stories from her husband Clayton Johnsen, a World War II veteran and Pearl Harbor survivor, with two statements, “Sunday, Dec. 7, 1941. That’s where you start.”
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Pearl Harbor survivor ashes interred at battleship

December 24, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A Marine who survived the attack on Pearl Harbor has returned to the USS Arizona divers placed the urn holding Frank Cabiness’ cremated remains inside the battleship sunk by the Japanese 70 years ago. “He said it was because that’s where he belonged,” the late Marine’s son, Jerry Cabiness, said after Friday’s solemn ceremony. “He lost all of his friends there and he wanted to be with them.” The divers swam over to the sunken battleship and placed the container inside. Continue Reading

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East Grand Forks Woman Remembers Attack On Pearl Harbor 70 Years Later

December 7, 2011 in WDAZ

EAST GRAND FORKS (WDAZ-TV) – 70 years ago today, a Japanese attack on a U.S. military base in Hawaii led to the U.S. entry into World War II.

One East Grand Forks woman remembers the attack on Pearl Harbor and what it was like to serve after that tragic day.
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Aftermath of Pearl Harbor detailed in book, TV special

December 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

There’s a rather simple way to sum up most dramatizations of America’s entry into World War II. The Japanese attack Pearl Harbor, brave men are slaughtered, America is stunned, President Franklin D. Roosevelt gives the “day of infamy” speech and the nation goes to war. Continue Reading

Survivors observe moment of silence on 70th anniversary of Pearl Harbor

December 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

About 120 survivors of the Dec. 7, 1941, bombing of Pearl Harbor observed a moment of silence to commemorate the Japanese attack and the thousands who lost their lives that day 70 years ago today. President Barack Obama hailed veterans of the bombing in a statement proclaiming today as “National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.” Continue Reading