December 7, 2017

Pearl Harbor attack changed life of Navy WAVES seaman

More than 2,400 soldiers, sailors, Marines and civilians died in the early morning hours of Dec. 7, 1941, when 361 warplanes from the Imperial Japanese Navy […]
December 6, 2017

Letters From War, a Washington Post podcast about one family’s journey through WWII

Hundreds of letters, written between brothers fighting in the Pacific during World War II. Almost one a day, for every day of the war. The letters […]
December 6, 2017

Solemn visit to source of valor at Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor, I suppose, can be traced back to the source of every story I have written about World War II veterans.
December 1, 2017

Military identifies 100 killed on the battleship Oklahoma in Pearl Harbor

The military has identified 100 sailors and Marines killed when the U.S. battleship Oklahoma capsized during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor 76 years ago. The […]
November 29, 2017

Remembering Dec. 7, 1941

Pearl Harbor Day and those who lost their lives at the attack received recognition Monday night. The City Council unanimously endorsed a proclamation recalling Dec. 7, […]
November 11, 2017

Enlisting in WAVES changed the course of Coos Bay woman’s life

COOS BAY – In 1941, Penny Dahl wanted to do her part to serve her country, but at age 17 was too young to join the […]
November 7, 2017

SALUTE TO VETERANS: Mighty Endeavor seeking veterans’ stories

Veteran’s Day is Saturday, Nov. 11, and an Oregon group is working to make sure World War II veterans’ stories are not forgotten.
November 6, 2017

A Groups Mission to Remember Oregon’s WWII Veterans

Portland, OR — According to a 2016 estimate by the Department of Veterans Affairs, we are losing 362 American WWII veterans every day. The few remaining, […]
November 3, 2017

Daughter tells Filipino vet’s story

Pepi Nieva of West Linn revises and expands her father’s memoir of surviving the Battle of Bataan and the Death March, then fighting the Japanese in […]