Pearl Harbor Day

In honor of Pearl Harbor Day’s 72nd anniversary today, December 7, 2013, I want to share a round up of interesting things about Pearl Harbor that I’ve found around the web. Herring Stone

A summary of the information available from the Naval History and Heritage Command:
http://www.history.navy.mil/faqs/faq66-1.htm

The National Park that Preserves the USS Arizona:
http://www.nps.gov/valr/index.htm

The middle of this Memorial Day post from 2008 shares my personal link with Pearl Harbor:
https://trundlebedtales.wordpress.com/2008/05/30/memorial-day

One of the most expressive things about the Pearl Harbor National Monument are the “black tears” that continue to flow.
http://imagesofrenewal.com/pearl-harbor/the-oil-from-the-uss-arizona-the-black-tears

Old Time Radio offers this transcript and summary of the use of radio and the transmissions made December 7, 1941. Factual corrections are added in square brackets [correction]. A link to recordings is at the bottom:http://www.otrcat.com/air-raid-pearl-harbor.html

Pearl Harbor through the eyes of Tai Sing Loo, the official Navy photographer of Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. There are some typos in the transcription, but I think it’s worth a read anyway.  It will also help to know that Graflex is a high quality brand of camera. – http://bit.ly/hDBafS

On 69th Anniversary (2010), Pearl Harbor Survivors remember in different ways. – http://n.pr/eKLTUh

The National Archives shares Deck Logs from the ships in Pearl Harbor that they hold in their collections, giving first hand accounts.

Sarah S. Uthoff is main force behind Trundlebed Tales fighting to bring the History, Mystery, Magic and Imagination of Laura Ingalls Wilder and other greats of children’s literature and history to life for a new generation.Attend one of her programs, schedule one yourself, watch her videos, listen to her podcast, and find her on FacebookTwitterGoogle+,LinkedIn, and Academia.edu. She is currently acting President of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Legacy and Research Association. Professionally she is a reference librarian at Kirkwood Community College and director of the Oxford (Iowa) Public Library.

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Sarah S. Uthoff is the main force behind Trundlebed Tales striving to bring the History, Mystery, Magic and Imagination of Laura Ingalls Wilder and other greats of children’s literature and history to life for a new generation. Uthoff is a nationally known Laura Ingalls Wilder authority and has presented at five of the Wilder homesites, many conferences and numerous libraries, museums, and events around the Midwest. Attend one of her programs, schedule one yourself, watch her videos, listen to her podcast, and find her on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, and Academia.edu. Professionally she is a reference librarian at Kirkwood Community College and director of the Oxford (Iowa) Public Library.

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