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PEARL HARBOR

Pearl Harbor survivor Lou Conter gestures to a fellow survivor during the wreath laying presentation for the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor at the World War II in Honolulu, Hawaii, on Dec. 7, 2011.
WORLD
Apr 2, 2024
Last survivor of Pearl Harbor battleship sinking dies at 102
Lou Conter was a 20-year-old quartermaster at the time of the 1941 attack.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 30, 2023
Iconic parks in Hiroshima and Pearl Harbor become sisters
Hiroshima's mayor was quoted saying that the two parks are 'places that symbolize the beginning and end of the war.'
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 23, 2023
Hiroshima and Pearl Harbor parks reach deal on sister ties
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and the Pearl Harbor National Memorial will wrap up a sister park agreement soon in a bid to preserve the memory of World War II.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
May 6, 2022
As Putin gets desperate, the world should remember Pearl Harbor
Economic sanctions are working now against Russia as they squeezed Japan before its war with the U.S. But the historical lesson is that they don't make adversaries less aggressive.
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JAPAN
Dec 2, 2021
Flame from Hiroshima atomic bomb site to light monument in Pearl Harbor
The flame has been used to light lanterns during the annual ceremony held in Hiroshima on the anniversary of the bombing.
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JAPAN / History
Jan 20, 2020
U.S. Navy aircraft carrier to be named for black Pearl Harbor hero
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JAPAN
Jul 2, 2019
Hiroshima A-bomb victim's paper crane donated for exhibit aboard WWII U.S. battleship
A paper crane folded by Sadako Sasaki, a victim of the Hiroshima atomic bombing who died of leukemia a decade after the attack, was donated Saturday to a memorial exhibition on the U.S. battleship Missouri at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii.
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JAPAN / History
Jul 23, 2018
Tojo was convinced of victory before Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, newly unearthed memo shows
Just hours before the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, Prime Minister Gen. Hideki Tojo was “perfectly relieved” and “tipsy,” convinced Japan would win against the United States.
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JAPAN
Sep 22, 2017
Hiroshima A-bomb exhibit planned at USS Arizona Memorial to mark 75th anniversary of war
An exhibition to convey the horror of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima is likely to be held at the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor in 2020 to mark the 75th anniversary of the end of the war, the Hiroshima Municipal Government said.
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JAPAN / Media
Jan 7, 2017
Inada's Yasukuni visit sinks Pearl Harbor gesture
If Prime Minister Shinzo Abe meant what he said about the "power of reconciliation" on his Dec. 27 visit to Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, he should sack Defense Minister Tomomi Inada who visited Yasukuni Shrine two days later. If he does nothing, then his visit will be reduced to an empty public relations...
JAPAN
Jan 5, 2017
Publisher uses WWII images in ad calling for world peace
Using images from World War II, Publisher Takarajimasha Inc. on Thursday placed an ad in five major Japanese newspapers calling for world peace.
JAPAN
Dec 30, 2016
Inada's visit to war-linked shrine draws U.S. criticism
U.S. officials have reacted negatively to Defense Minister Tomomi Inada's visit Thursday to a controversial war-linked shrine just after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit to Pearl Harbor with U.S. President Barack Obama.
JAPAN / Politics
Dec 29, 2016
Japan must try harder at reconciliation: South Korea, China
South Korea and China reacted guardedly to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit to Pearl Harbor, with both saying Japan should try harder to reconcile with the countries it victimized before and during World War II.
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JAPAN
Dec 29, 2016
The top Japan news stories of 2016
The Japan Times newsroom selected these national news stories as the most important of 2016.
JAPAN / Politics
Dec 29, 2016
Honolulu paper hails Abe's Pearl Harbor visit, calls it 'sense of closure'
A Hawaiian newspaper on Wednesday praised Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit to the symbolic site of Japan's 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor with U.S. President Barack Obama.
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JAPAN / Politics / ANALYSIS
Dec 28, 2016
Leaders' Hawaii remarks include veiled message for Trump: experts
Two mavens say the speeches of Abe and Obama contain a message for the incoming leader about the Japan-U.S. relationship.
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JAPAN
Dec 28, 2016
Abe's Pearl Harbor visit hailed in Japan, but some question lack of apology
Japanese war survivors on Wednesday welcomed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit to Pearl Harbor to offer condolences for those who died in the 1941 surprise attack there, but some questioned the lack of an apology or mention of the state's responsibility for pursuing war.
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JAPAN / Politics
Dec 28, 2016
Abe offers 'everlasting condolences' at Pearl Harbor as Obama praises partnership in peace
Abe's historic visit to Hawaii wraps up with addresses from himself and U.S. President Barack Obama.
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JAPAN / Politics
Dec 28, 2016
Full text of Abe's address at Pearl Harbor
The following is the full text of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's address Tuesday at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, following a summit with U.S. President Barack Obama and a visit to the USS Arizona Memorial.
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JAPAN / Politics
Dec 28, 2016
Chinese scholar urges Abe to follow Pearl Harbor with Nanjing visit
Now that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has visited Pearl Harbor with U.S. President Barack Obama in a show of reconciliation between the two World War II foes, a U.S.-based Chinese scholar has suggested that Abe take a step further to achieve rapprochement with China over wartime history.

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