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On the morning of December 7, 1941, Japanese planes, launched from aircraft carriers, attacked the American fleet at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, sinking or heavily damaging 18 ships (including eight battleships), destroying 188 planes, and leaving over 2,000 servicemen killed. The next day, President Franklin D. Roosevelt denounced this “day of infamy” before Congress, from …

On May 2 2015 World War II veteran Arthur Kamberis walked out of a Walgreens’ store and was confronted by an alleged robber who tried to take his wallet. Kamberis fended him off for a time by beating him with a cane before being aided by a passerby who intervened. Kamberis–a 95-year-old Manchester, New Hampshire, resident–says he …

The Simple Thing a Teenage Girl Did for a World War II Vet That He ‘Can’t Ever Forget’ By Erica Ritz, The Blaze Paul Andert was 17 years old when he began training under General George Patton in the 2nd Armored Division. He took part in successful invasions in Africa and Sicily before training with …

The Great Depression. A row of out of work men at the New York City docks in 1930s. (Photo: Newscom) by Stephen Moore, Washington Times, via dailysignal.com Stephen Moore, who formerly wrote on the economy and public policy for The Wall Street Journal, is chief economist at The Heritage Foundation. Read his research. “What is …

By Thomas Madison “I have it up to here (I envision Crazy Uncle Joe grabbing his crotch) with people talking about the older generation, how this generation doesn’t measure up,” Biden said. “You exceed the measure of any other generation.” Entertaining a crowd at a barbecue honoring American soldiers who were participating in the Invictus …