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Pearl Harbor dead remembered in ceremony shrunk by pandemic

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HONOLULU — U.S. servicemen and women and National Park Service officials gathered at Pearl Harbor on Monday to remember those killed in the attack — but elderly survivors stayed home to pay their respects from afar to avoid health risks from the coronavirus pandemic. The USS Arizona battleship bell rang at 7:55 a.m., the minute […]

Pearl Harbor dead remembered in ceremony shrunk by pandemic

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HONOLULU — U.S. servicemen and women and National Park Service officials gathered at Pearl Harbor on Monday to remember those killed in the attack — but elderly survivors stayed home to pay their respects from afar to avoid health risks from the coronavirus pandemic. The USS Arizona battleship bell rang at 7:55 a.m., the minute […]

Pearl Harbor ceremony marking 79th anniversary of attack closed to public amid virus

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HONOLULU — Navy sailor Mickey Ganitch was getting ready to play in a Pearl Harbor football game as the sun came up on Dec. 7, 1941. Instead, he spent the morning — still wearing his football padding and brown team shirt — scanning the sky as Japanese planes rained bombs on the U.S. Pacific Fleet. […]

Pearl Harbor ceremony marking 79th anniversary of attack closed to public amid virus

pearl-harbor-ceremony-marking-79th-anniversary-of-attack-closed-to-public-amid-virus

HONOLULU — Navy sailor Mickey Ganitch was getting ready to play in a Pearl Harbor football game as the sun came up on Dec. 7, 1941. Instead, he spent the morning — still wearing his football padding and brown team shirt — scanning the sky as Japanese planes rained bombs on the U.S. Pacific Fleet. […]

Pearl Harbor ceremony marking 79th anniversary of attack closed to public amid virus

pearl-harbor-ceremony-marking-79th-anniversary-of-attack-closed-to-public-amid-virus

HONOLULU — Navy sailor Mickey Ganitch was getting ready to play in a Pearl Harbor football game as the sun came up on Dec. 7, 1941. Instead, he spent the morning — still wearing his football padding and brown team shirt — scanning the sky as Japanese planes rained bombs on the U.S. Pacific Fleet. […]

Pearl Harbor ceremony marking 79th anniversary of attack closed to public amid virus

pearl-harbor-ceremony-marking-79th-anniversary-of-attack-closed-to-public-amid-virus

HONOLULU — Navy sailor Mickey Ganitch was getting ready to play in a Pearl Harbor football game as the sun came up on Dec. 7, 1941. Instead, he spent the morning — still wearing his football padding and brown team shirt — scanning the sky as Japanese planes rained bombs on the U.S. Pacific Fleet. […]

Navy plans 1st Pearl Harbor sub repair facility since WWII

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HONOLULU — The U.S. Navy is planning the first new submarine repair facility at the Pearl Harbor shipyard in Hawaii since World War II. The military is considering building the dry dock at the site of a pair of basins used during the war for ship work, The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Sunday. In addition to […]

Pearl Harbor ceremony to mark end of World War II will be limited to local veterans

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HONOLULU — A Pearl Harbor ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II — possibly the last opportunity for many aging U.S. veterans to commemorate the day — will be limited to survivors of the war living in Hawaii because of coronavirus concerns. The plan before Friday had been to allow […]

Pearl Harbor ceremony to mark end of World War II will be limited to local veterans

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HONOLULU — A Pearl Harbor ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II — possibly the last opportunity for many aging U.S. veterans to commemorate the day — will be limited to survivors of the war living in Hawaii because of coronavirus concerns. The plan before Friday had been to allow […]

Pearl Harbor ceremony to mark end of World War II will be limited to local veterans

pearl-harbor-ceremony-to-mark-end-of-world-war-ii-will-be-limited-to-local-veterans

HONOLULU — A Pearl Harbor ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II — possibly the last opportunity for many aging U.S. veterans to commemorate the day — will be limited to survivors of the war living in Hawaii because of coronavirus concerns. The plan before Friday had been to allow […]