Seventy-six years after he saved the last six survivors of the USS Arizona, Joe George will be posthumously awarded the Bronze Star Medal for Valor.        

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  • Remembering July 1, 1943: A favorite son lost, a college saved and a mountain town forever changed.
    July 1, 1943 – 75 years ago today – was just such a date for Flagstaff ... The weekly Coconino Sun chronicled Arman Peterson’s rise through the ranks after Pearl Harbor, especially through UPI and Ass...
    07/1/2018 - 12:41 am | View Link
  • Pearl Harbor Hero Who Saved Colorado Sailor Finally Gets Military Honor
    That sailor, Joe George, is finally being recognized for that selfless act so many years ago ... You chose to stand up for men you didn’t even know.” RELATED: American Legion In Denver Helps Honor Pea...
    12/8/2017 - 2:39 am | View Link
  • US To Finally Honor Pearl Harbor Hero Who Saved Six On That Fateful Day
    A heroic veteran who saved six men aboard a sinking ship blown apart by Japanese bombers at Pearl Harbor is finally being honored for his courage and bravery. Seventy-six years ago Thursday, Japan lau...
    12/7/2017 - 3:38 am | View Link
  • After years of trying, Pearl Harbor survivors persuade officials to award a medal to the man who saved their lives
    An officer ordered George to let the men be ... husband who was married for 52 years. George served in the Navy for 20 years, retiring as a chief petty officer in 1955. Taylor said her dad never talke...
    12/6/2017 - 10:18 am | View Link
  • USS Arizona survivor wants hero sailor who saved his life recognized
    "All the Gallant Men ... Pearl Harbor survivors when he learned the identity of the man who rescued him. Sadly, Stratton never had a chance to thank his hero for saving his life. Joe George died in 19...
    07/5/2017 - 1:32 pm | View Link
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  • USS UTAH AT PEARL HARBOR: Her Sinking and Memorial
    This year is the 60th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor and this summer saw the release of a new movie about the event. It thus seems appropriate for me to post here my long-accumulated data and study on a peculiarly neglected victim of the raid, the target ship USS UTAH.(AG-16).
    10/12/2018 - 12:59 pm | View Website
  • Attack on Pearl Harbor
    The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike on the United States Pacific Fleet base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii by the Empire of Japan's Imperial Japanese Navy, on the morning of Sunday, December 7, 1941.Two attack waves, totaling 350 aircraft were launched from six IJN aircraft carriers which destroyed two U.S. Navy battleships, one minelayer, two destroyers and 188 aircraft.
    10/12/2018 - 7:23 am | View Website
  • Jack Sparrow | PotC Wiki | FANDOM powered by Wikia
    Jack Sparrow was a legendary pirate of the Seven Seas, and the irreverent trickster of the Caribbean. A captain of equally dubious morality and sobriety, a master of self-promotion and self-interest, Jack fought a constant and losing battle with his own best tendencies. Jack's first love was the...
    10/11/2018 - 11:13 am | View Website
  • Pearl Harbor advance-knowledge conspiracy theory
    The Pearl Harbor advance-knowledge conspiracy theory is the argument that U.S. Government officials had advance knowledge of Japan's December 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor.Ever since the Japanese attack; there has been debate as to how and why the United States had been caught off guard, and how much and when American officials knew of Japanese plans for an attack.
    10/10/2018 - 7:07 pm | View Website
  • Doris Miller
    Doris "Dorie" Miller (October 12, 1919 – November 24, 1943) was an American Messman Third Class in the United States Navy. During the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 Miller manned anti-aircraft guns, (despite having no formal training in their use), and attended to the wounded. For his actions, he was recognized by the Navy and given several medals.
    10/10/2018 - 11:43 am | View Website
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