Pearl Harbor

Remains of Alabama Sailor Killed at Pearl Harbor Identified

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – The Pentagon says an Alabama sailor who was killed during the attack on Pearl Harbor nearly 80 years ago has been positively identified. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency says DNA testing and anthropological analysis were used to verify the remains of Navy Fireman 2nd Class Ralph C. Battles of Boaz. The 25-year-old Battles was assigned to…

AP Source: Sailor Who Killed 2 was Unhappy with Commanders

olice redirect traffic from the Makalapa Gate entrance to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, in Honolulu, following a shooting at Pearl Harbor naval shipyard. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)Police redirect traffic from the Makalapa Gate entrance to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, in Honolulu, following a shooting at Pearl Harbor naval shipyard. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia) The…

Official: Sailor Used Service Weapon to Kill at Pearl Harbor

olice redirect traffic from the Makalapa Gate entrance to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, in Honolulu, following a shooting at Pearl Harbor naval shipyard. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)Police redirect traffic from the Makalapa Gate entrance to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, in Honolulu, following a shooting at Pearl Harbor naval shipyard. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia) The…

Pearl Harbor Day, 2018.

"A Day to Remember"

    The U.S.S. West Virginia after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii…an event that prompted the U.S. to enter WWII. Almost 2,500 Americans were killed, 1,178 were wounded and 960 were declared missing.      Alabama Heritage magazine published an article profiling some of the Alabamians who were there the day of the attack: The men and women from Alabama…