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Special to The Japan Times At first it had seemed like an ordinary day in that Jerusalem court in mid-1961, during the trial of Adolf Eichmann, the logistical mastermind of the Jewish deportations in the Holocaust. Hannah Arendt, the German-Jewish
Mac Donald, president of the Navajo Code Talkers Association, was the guest speaker for the occasion that paid tribute to the service of Marines and other veterans in the community. Navajo Code Talkers distinguished themselves as radiomen during some
A 91-year-old man who was a Navajo Code Talker in World War II will receive his degree next week. Chester Nez will receive his University of Kansas degree on Monday. He was one of the original 29 Code Talkers in an all-Navajo Marine platoon who
Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly thanked the Navajo Code Talkers for their service to the Navajo Nation and the United States during a speech Aug. 14 at the National Navajo Code Talker's Day celebration at Veteran's Park. "Ahe'hee' for your service.
South Pacific stars dismiss romance claims Nathan Paull, NZ Newswire August 27, 2012, 3:37 pm Any inkling the audience might get of a blossoming romance between the two lead actors of Opera Australia's production of South Pacific has been put down to
Today at 92, Blakely is homeless, sleeping in a rusty trailer without a toilet in a junkyard on Buffalo Ave...I've been trying to get a real home for a long time now, Blakely says. One of an ever-dwindling number of Pearl Harbor survivors, Blakely
Also of interest Excerpts from The Fateful Day' The men asleep in barracks late, / Knew no war, that morn at eight. / The planes on fields, their motors cold, / Like sheep asleep among the fold. / The ships at anchor with turbines stilled, / Their
However, we have heard lots of fear mongering about planes falling from skies and electric grids being shut down -- despite no evidence that there is any such threat (and, if there is, the concern should be focused on why those things are hooked up
Four men who were onboard the USS Oklahoma during the December 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor were welcomed as heroes at the Midway Museum on Friday. Paul Goodyear, Ed Vezey, Bill Hendley and Harold Johnson were on the battleship when it was hit by
Also of interest Jack Clabaugh was a firefighter, but this was a fire unlike any other...Clabaugh was 21, a foundryman and firefighter stationed aboard the Whitney, a destroyer tender. He was on the deck when he saw the first plane coming in low...