Allen Burney, of Des Moines, Iowa, waves a Veterans for Peace flag during a protest at the Iowa Air National Guard base, Monday, March 17, 2014, in Des Moines, Iowa. The protesters were rallying against the use of drones to carry out military strikes.
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This Vets Group Thinks We Owe All Of Humanity An Apology For The Atomic Bomb
A veterans organization has just apologized to all of humanity for the atomic bombings of Japan during World War II. This is why they’re out of line.
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Hear The Moment The US Turned Into A Global Superpower
President Roosevelt’s "Day Of Infamy" speech was a defining moment in American history.
On Dec. 8, 1941, the day after the attack on Pearl Harbor, a vendor in Times Square, New York City, sells newspapers with the headline “Japs Attack U.S. Hawaii, Philippines bombed by Airmen!”
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Pearl Harbor Veterans Reflect On How America’s Wars Have Changed Since 1941
Three-quarters of a century after the attack on Pearl Harbor, survivors reflect on another deadly and era-defining day: Sept. 11, 2001.
U.S. Marine SSgt Ian Fowler with School of Infantry-East (SOI-E), plays a evil clown for the haunted MOUT at the Fall Festival on Camp Geiger, N.C., Oct. 23, 2015.
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These Military Ghost Stories Will Have You Hiding Under Your Woobie
Ghosts of American service members haunt battlefields, ships, and barracks all across the country.
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Hot Dog Tycoon May Have A WWII Japanese Admiral’s Gold Tooth
Dick Portillo made two trips to the site of Yamamoto’s crashed Betty Bomber in Papua New Guinea.
The USS Arizona (BB-39) burning after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941.
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Unknown For 75 Years, Pearl Harbor Sailor’s Remains Finally Laid To Rest
The sailor was listed as missing after USS Oklahoma capsized in Pearl Harbor during the Japanese attack.
A YouTube screenshot from Christopher Nolan's upcoming World War II movie "Dunkirk."
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Harrowing War Epic Shows WWII Before America Joined The Fray
The World War II movie “Dunkirk” tells a tragic story of heroism and sacrifice well before the United States joined the war.
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6 Reasons Why ‘Pearl Harbor’ Is A Terrible War Movie
The three hours you spend watching "Pearl Harbor" are three hours you can never get back.
After Navy veteran Jack Holder had his life savings stolen by scammers, a GoFundMe campaign was set up in his name to return the money, and then some.
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This Is What Happened When A Pearl Harbor Survivor Had His Life Savings Stolen
When a veteran who survived Pearl Harbor was scammed out of $43,000, a GoFundMe campaign was able to pay it all back.
Medal of Honor recipient and Marine 1st Lt. James E. Swett and a Wildcat fighter.
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Watch A Marine WWII Ace Describe Downing 7 Japanese Bombers On His First Combat Patrol
During WWII, Marine 1st Lt. James E. Swett attacked 15 enemy bombers, destroying 7, on his first combat patrol.
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The Japanese Attack On Pearl Harbor Was About Oil
The attack on Pearl Harbor, which took place on Dec. 7, 1941, was a terrible shock to the United States. But it was United States’ economic sanctions that led the Japanese to start a war they could not win.