Pearl Harbor ceremony unites former U.S. and Japanese pilots

Dec 7, 2015

Pearl Harbor ceremony unites former U.S. and Japanese pilots

Former U.S. airman Jack DeTour, 92, and Japanese fighter pilot Shiro Wakita, 88, sworn enemies during World War II, together poured whiskey from a battered canteen into Pearl Harbor on Sunday to commemorate the 1941 attack on the U.S. naval base. As the sun ...

Jul 28, 2015

U.S. working to identify remains of victims in Pearl Harbor attack

The U.S. military on Monday exhumed more caskets containing the unidentified remains of USS Oklahoma crew members killed in the 1941 Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency disinterred five coffins from four grave sites at the National Memorial Cemetery of ...

U.S. to exhume 388 Pearl Harbor victims for DNA testing

Apr 16, 2015

U.S. to exhume 388 Pearl Harbor victims for DNA testing

The U.S. military plans to exhume the remains of 388 Americans killed in the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, in an unprecedented effort to identify troops using DNA testing, officials said. The effort will focus on sailors and marines from the USS Oklahoma ...