Remembering Pearl Harbor (75 Years Later) and Veterans Tribute

Sunday, December 7, 1941; Described by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt as “A Date Which Will Live in Infamy”.  Some photos below are not related to Pearl Harbor, and they will be marked as such.
 
From our 2013 Visit

 

From our 2013 Visit

 

One of the many who have made America great!

 

From our 2013 Visit

 

On board the USS Missouri “Mighty Mo” where World War II (Pacific) ended. Lower Right: Tour Guide J. Ford Murray memorizes visitors as he skillfully recounts the historic surrender.  (From our 2013 Visit).

 

On board the USS Missouri “Mighty Mo” where World War II (Pacific) ended. Tour Guide J. Ford Murray memorizes visitors as he skillfully recounts the historic surrender.  (From our 2013 Visit).

 

J. Ford Murray recounts the historic unconditional surrender of Japanese Forces to The Alied Command.  (From our 2013 Visit).
Hull of USS Arizona, where oil still seeps from the ship, yet fish thrive (photo from our 2001 trip)

 

U.S. Coast Guard “at the ready” patrolling the harbor around our cruise ship just two months after 911 (photo from our 2001 trip)

 

Sunset over Hawaii (photo from our 2001 trip)

 

Opana Point (near Northwest tip of Hawaii): Path of 1st wave of bombers – http://www.wtj.com/articles/pearl_maps/map_anim_oahu_02b.html (photo from our 2001 trip)
Members of the Navajo Code Talkers whose actions helped so much during the war. Its hard to believe the American Indians have the need to stand for justice at Standing Rock. (not a Pearl Harbor photo).

 

Japanese “Nisei” Military Veterans who sacrificed and fought with Allied Forces in Europe, despite the fact that people of Japanese Ancestry were interned in the United States during the war. How does that speak to the idea of banning a culture, a race, a religion? Prayerfully, we will not repeat history. (not a Pearl Harbor photo)

 

Breaking the color and the gender barriers in service to this country. Will they ever be equal and equally treated? (not a Pearl Harbor photo).
Dianne’s cousin Benjamin Suber (right) receiving congratulations! – (not a Pearl Harbor photo).

 

Our friend Roy Richardson, member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen, a group who never lost an airplane of the bomber crews they protected. (not a Pearl Harbor photo).

 

My Uncle Willie Ford – aka “Sonny Boy” – (not a Pearl Harbor photo).

 

My Uncle Mark Ford – aka “Sugar Mark”. A member of the famed Red Ball Express – (not a Pearl Harbor photo).

 

My cousin John Bell – (not a Pearl Harbor photo).

 

My cousin Emmett Vinson Sr. – (not a Pearl Harbor photo).
My cousin William Mikel – (not a Pearl Harbor photo).
My cousin Sharon Adams Mikel and members of the Stockbridge Recruiting Team – (not a Pearl Harbor photo).
My cousin Cecil Ford – (not a Pearl Harbor photo).

 

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