History In The Headlines

Category: Pearl Harbor

USS Arizona survivor, retired Lieutenant Commander Joseph Langdell at the 65th anniversary commemorations at Pearl Harbor, 2006. (Credit: U.S. Department of Defense)

Oldest Surviving USS Arizona Crewman Dies at 100

Joe Langdell, the oldest surviving crewman assigned to USS Arizona during the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941, died last week at age 100.

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The Struggle to Bring WWII Veterans Home

Recent cases have highlighted the difficulties facing families of U.S. servicemen killed in World War II and buried as “unknowns” thousands of miles from home.

Top Stories of 2011

This Year in History: 2011

As the year comes to an end, explore the top History in the Headlines stories published in 2011, from breaking news to special features.

Pearl Harbor

5 Facts About Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona

Explore little-known facts about the “date which will live in infamy.”