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Author. "And I was there" about the Midway Battle. Why did the Japanese attack Pearl Harbor? How did they inflict the greatest military defeat in American history? What went wrong? "And I Was There" is...

12/14/2020 12/15/2020

John Korba (c.1922 - c.1980)

John Korba, CEM PA, born June 13, 1922, Binghamton, NY. He joined the USN Oct. 16, 1940, completed boot camp and reported to USS West Virginia (BB-48), Dec. 1, 1940, at Long Beach, CA.Departed for Pear...

8/22/2020 10/2/2020

F2c Albert Renner (1917 - 1941)

1920 - Township 138-82, Morton County, North Dakota* 1930 - Township 138-82, Morton County, North Dakota The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced U.S. Navy Fireman Second Class Albert Renner, ki...

3/10/2013 10/31/2019

F1c Louis Costin (1920 - 1941)

* *Louis Costin and Clifford Olds were aboard the USS West Virginia when she partially sank during the attack of Pearl harbor. The day after the attack, work crews realized that there was an eerie bang...

1/21/2019 1/21/2019

S2c Myron Eugene Goodwin (1920 - 1941)

during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7, 1941. Crewmember of the USS Virginia.

10/16/2017 10/16/2017

Kone og tre barn.

7/22/2010 8/10/2015

, son of Jesse Mason McCollom and Mabel Jennings. married Marie Elizabeth Coleman, parents unknown, 24 February 1940 Las Vegas, Clark Co., NV. To this marriage was born one son Richard Lawrence.Lawrenc...

8/8/2015 8/8/2015

8/8/2015 8/8/2015

S1c Charles Willis Mann (1921 - 1941)

8/7/2015 8/7/2015

Donald William Lynch (1922 - 1941)

8/7/2015 8/7/2015

Mus1c Eugene V. Lish (1920 - 1941)

aboard the BB-48 Battleship, USS West Virginia. Listed on p.170 in Harry Spiller's book, "Pearl Harbor Survivors".

8/7/2015 8/7/2015

8/6/2015 8/6/2015

F2c William Paul Kubinec (1919 - 1941)

8/5/2015 8/5/2015

Jewel Knight, Jr. was killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 he was a crewmember of the USS West Virginia.

8/5/2015 8/5/2015

F3c Ira Duane Hudson (1921 - 1941)

8/4/2015 8/4/2015

F1c Joseph Ernest Hood (1920 - 1941)

war with Japan came close to Bladen county on Tuesday when Rowland H. Hood, Sr., of Clarkton, received an official message that his son, Joseph E. Hood, had given his life in defense of his country at ...

8/2/2015 8/2/2015

MM1c Fred Albert Hilt (1916 - 1941)

Fred Albert Hilt was stationed aboard the USS West Virginia (BB-48)and was killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. He was one of fifteen brothers and sisters born to parents,...

8/2/2015 8/2/2015

F1c Hadley Irvin Heavin (1918 - 1941)

Irwin Heavin was killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941cannot imagine the agony on that day when over twenty-five hundred Western Union messages were sent throughout the Unit...

8/1/2015 8/1/2015

Hugh Braddock Harriss (1921 - 1941)

7/24/2015 7/24/2015

F1c Harry John Halvorsen (1922 - 1941)

"Henry"

7/24/2015 7/24/2015

Rm3c Arthur Gould (b. - 1941)

Gould was killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. He was scheduled to change duty stations late in 1941, but a friend took his transfer so that he could stay in Hawaii.Franci...

7/24/2015 7/24/2015

7/24/2015 7/24/2015

Sf2c Claude Ralph Garcia (aft.1910 - 1941)

7/24/2015 7/24/2015

F1c Angelo M Gabriele (b. - 1941)

Michael Gabriele was killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941

7/24/2015 7/24/2015

MATT3c Neil Daniel Frye (aft.1900 - 1941)

7/23/2015 7/23/2015

GM3c Woodrow W. Evans (1918 - 1941)

7/22/2015 7/22/2015

Leo B England (1918 - 2014)

L. B. England was a Pearl Harbor Survivor on the USS West Virginia. His brother Richard England was killed below decks in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. . England was born nea...

7/22/2015 7/22/2015

England was killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. His brother L. B. England was a Pearl Harbor Survivor on the USS West Virginia.

7/22/2015 7/22/2015

F2c Roland Wayne Edwards (1921 - 1941)

8/8/2012 7/22/2015

F1c Tommy Dye (1918 - 1941)

Dye was born on April 8th, 1918 and died on December 7th, 1941 at the age of 23. Tommy was buried at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri and was a veteran of World War II.

7/20/2015 7/20/2015

S1c Clement Edward Durr (1922 - 1941)

7/20/2015 7/20/2015

CMM Edward Norman Durkee (1907 - 1941)

7/18/2015 7/18/2015

S2c George S. Dunn (1917 - 1941)

Jr. was the son of George Sr. and Louise (nee Perkins) Dunn; the brother of William, Anna, and Edward. He grew up in San Francisco, graduated from Balboa High School, and was well known in semi-pro bas...

7/18/2015 7/18/2015

7/17/2015 7/17/2015

F2c Donald Landford Drum (1919 - 1941)

Landford Drum was killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941

7/16/2015 7/16/2015

F1c Charles E. Cottier (1922 - 1941)

7/16/2015 7/16/2015

Garnett Christian was killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941William Garnett Christian was born in Bluefield, West Virginia. His family moved to Harriman Tennessee where he wa...

7/16/2015 7/16/2015

7/16/2015 7/16/2015

F1c Riley Mirville Brown (1918 - 1941)

7/15/2015 7/15/2015

Mate Third Class, U.S. Navy World War II Entered Service From: Illinois Award: Purple Heart

7/15/2015 7/15/2015

F1c Ennis E. Brooks (1910 - 1941)

E. Brooks was assigned to the battleship, USS West Virginia, at Ford Island. It was at anchor in Pearl Harbor, Honolulu on December 7, 1941. It was hit by torpedoes and fired upon by zero planes. There...

7/14/2015 7/14/2015

7/14/2015 7/14/2015

F1c Fred H. Boyer (1918 - 1941)

of Mr. & Mrs. Roy D. Boyer. Age 22 yrs. 1st Class Fireman on the U.S.S. West Virgina. Killed In Action-Pearl Harbor. Dec. 7th, 1941.He had two younger brothers, Minor R. Boyer of Pueblo, CO, and Jeane ...

7/14/2015 7/14/2015

F3c Ronald Endicott (1923 - 1941)

"16 days to die"

Firemean 3rd Class Endicott was killed during the attack on Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941. He was assigned to the USS West Virginia. the initial attack, Endicott and 2 buddies were sitting on the harbo...

11/28/2012 7/13/2015

Clifford Nathan Olds (1921 - 1941)

"16 days to die"

Clifford Olds was aboard the USS West Virginia when she partially sank during the attack of Pearl harbor. The day after the attack, crewmen realised that there was an eerie banging noise coming from th...

7/13/2015 7/13/2015

F1c Louis Albert Costin (1920 - 1941)

the initial attack, Costin and 2 buddies were sitting on the harbor floor completely surrounded by water, 40 feet down. Cutting through the side of the hull for rescue was out of the question. The smal...

7/13/2015 7/13/2015

F3c Harold Kendall Costill (c.1924 - c.1941)

Harold K. Costill, 18 years old, was killed during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, while serving aboard the USS West Virgina. Harold Costill was one of the 647 soldiers whose b...

7/13/2015 7/13/2015

S1c Charlie Booten (1910 - 1941)

"Charlie Booton"

: Harry Lewis Booton (1882-1949)He enlisted in the Iowa National Guard October 9, 1933 and then enlisted in the Navy September 25, 1940 at Great Lakes, Illinois.He was on the U.S.S. West Virginia Battl...

5/31/2015 7/12/2015

F2c Frank Bartek (1922 - 1941)

"Franklin or Francis"

Joseph Bartek, Jr. was killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941

7/12/2015 7/12/2015

SF3c Benjamin Barger (1917 - 1941)

Shipfitter 3C Benjamin Ernest Bargerhuff, 24, of Miami, was the first reported Miami county casualty for World War II and one of two Miami county Navy men killed at Pearl Harbor.The deceased was a son ...

7/12/2015 7/12/2015

Fc3 Welborn L. Ashby (1917 - 1941)

of Otis Welborn and Mary Inez (Tichenor) AshbyW.W. II Veteran who was killed at Pearl Harbor on the USS West Virginia.The American Legion in Centertown is named in his honor; Welborn Lee Ashby Post 296...

7/12/2015 7/12/2015

death in action of another man known to many in Oklahoma City as a result of frequent visits here was reported. He was Ensign Thomas A. McClelland, chief engineer of radio station KLZ, Denver. He was a...

7/11/2015 7/11/2015

Mus2c Howard G. Hare (c.1921 - c.2006)

Miller and his shipmate, Clifford Olds joined fellow sailor Frank Kosa for a night at the "Monkey Bar". It was December 6, 1941 in Pearl City, Oahu, and Miller and Olds were on liberty from the USS Wes...

7/11/2015 7/11/2015

Em3c Andrew A. Pinko (1914 - 1941)

7/11/2015 7/11/2015

MM2c George E. Taber (1919 - 1941)

7/11/2015 7/11/2015

F2c Joseph J Vogelgesang (1919 - 1941)

Vogelgesang, Jr. was killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941Joseph Junior Vogelgesang was born on 30 Jun 1919 in Lima, Ohio. He was the fifth son of six born to Joseph Carl an...

7/11/2015 7/11/2015

MM1 Keith W Tipsword (1914 - 1941)

Memorial: *

7/11/2015 7/11/2015

Lester Frank Zobeck (1920 - 1941)

Frank Zobeck was killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941Lester Zobeck enlisted in the Navy at the age of 17 in 1937. Lester worked in the radio room.

7/11/2015 7/11/2015

all hammocks at 6:30. Usual shave, wash, etc. Couldn’t find any one to stand by for me playing church, so decided to write a few pages on the twelve-page start I had. Ate chow, same old Sunday morning ...

7/11/2015 7/11/2015

George Macartney Hunter was born in Fort Covington, New York on January 18, 1918. He was the second of two sons born to Florence C. Macartney and William T. G. Hunter. His father died the same year he ...

7/10/2015 7/10/2015

F1c James D. Hunter (1921 - 2006)

was in the "A" division and was on the boat deck in my skivies drinking a cup of coffeewhen I heard a loud explosion and saw the Ogallalla sort of blow up in dry dock. The OD sounded away fire and resc...

7/10/2015 7/10/2015

Ma3c Doris Miller, Navy Cross (1919 - 1943)

"Dorie"

Miller’s heroism — and the legend it engendered — were directly responsible for helping to roll back the Navy’s policy of racial segregation and prejudice, and served as a powerful catalyst for the civ...

7/10/2015 7/10/2015

Ensign Werner K. Bauer, USN (1920 - 2012)

"flooded ammo bunkers on burning ship"

morning I lay in my upper bunk looking up at my clock that Uncle Walter and Aunt Ann had given me. The time was seven-thirty. Laying there with my hands clasped behind my head, I was trying to decide w...

7/10/2015 7/10/2015

Third Class, U.S. Navy United States Navy Entered the Service From: Kansas

7/10/2015 7/10/2015

Lt. C. V. Ricketts (1906 - 1964)

"helped save the ship from sinking"

about 0755 on 7 December, 1941, I was sitting at breakfast table in wardroom when assembly was sounded and fire and rescue party called away. Almost immediately thereafter as I was leaving the wardroom...

7/10/2015 7/10/2015

Mervyn Sharp Bennion (May 5, 1887 – December 7, 1941) was a captain in the United States Navy who died during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. While mortally wounded, he remained in command of his ...

5/1/2008 7/10/2015

GM3c Arnold Eugene "Bill" Lyon (1919 - 1941)

""Bill""

the service from Colorado.Gunner's Mate 3rd Class USN USS WEST VIRGINIA Awards: Purple Heart MetalAboard the USS West Virginia when it was hit.Survived by his wife Virginia Ysobel "Gee Gee" Fraetis-Lyo...

6/21/2015 6/24/2015