Pearl Harbor Remembered

2,335 servicemen died from the attack on Pearl Harbor.

Our volunteers are writing ALL of their stories.

Join us in honoring these fallen.

Read some of these stories here:

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by Red Mulvanny, California

Sgt. Rasmussen was one of the first three Americans killed at Pearl Harbor.

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by Robert Joyce, Florida

Lt. Allen was a USS Enterprise fighter pilot who survived being shot down and parachuting into the harbor, but died of wounds.

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by Bobbie Jo Carter, Arizona

Seaman First Class Rodgers was on the USS Arizona during the attack. An accomplished swimmer, he hoped to compete in the 1940 Olympics which were cancelled.

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by Lee Braswell, Colorado

Lt. Sterling was one of the few fighter pilots who was able to get into the air. He was credit with shooting down a Japanese Zero.

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by Paul Albert, Colorado

Pvt. Avery earned the Silver Star for setting up and firing a machine gun during the Pearl Harbor attack. His younger brother was killed by a kamikaze four years later.

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by Red Mulvanny, California

Mess Attendent Second Class Powell served on the Seaplane Tender USS Curtis. He used a deserted deck gun to shoot down perhaps the first Japanese plane destroyed.

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by Kathy Harmon, Pennsylvania

Ensign Rodney Foss had previously saved a man from drowning.  He was killed during the attack on Naval Air Station Kaneohe Bay. A destroy escort was named after him.

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by Steve McGee, Texas

Marine Sgt Micheletto, a son of Italian immigrants, was awarded the Bronze Star for his actions defending Ewa Marine Corps Air Station.

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by Jodi Block, Michigan

Coxswain Chester Kleist was on the  USS West Viriginia. He was 13 years in the service with three boys including twins.

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by Allison Albert, Rhode Island

AOM3c Buckley joined the Navy to help support the family. Five brothers  served during the war, including one on a destroyer escort named in his honor.

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by Mac Kolar, North Carolina

Fireman Second Class Boxrucker was lost on the USS Oklahoma. He joined the Navy with his twin brother who was there more than 60 years later to see him buried after his remains were identified. 

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by Christy Erickson, Michigan

Y2c Sherrill dropped out of high school with his twin brother. His twin was in service in China, while he was the chaplain's assistance on the USS Arizona.

All 2,335 stories will be completed by 
the 80th anniversary of Pearl Harbor
on December 7, 2021
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Coming soon you will be able to scan a fallen's name at a memorial or headstone and read the story right there.

Our App!

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Thank You

 Jackie Menasco of Arizona

Allison Albert of Rhode Island

and Coby Crump of Utah

for directing the Pearl Harbor Fallen Project,

and Bobbie Jo Carter of Arizona for the

USS Arizona Mall Memorial participation. 

 

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We would also like to thank all of the volunteers

 writing stories, enhancing photos, and building the database for the Pearl Harbor Fallen Project.

Paul Albert, Colorado

Robert Allen, Nebraska

Lisa Arnold, Texas

Anita Ashworth, Alabama

Dannell Aukerman, Oregon

Pamela Baker, Alabama

Sonya Bales, Georgia

Nickie Barksdale, Alabama

Cassidy Baugh, Utah

Heidi Bay, Oregon

Dane Bean, Idaho

Tracey Bishop, Washington

Jodi Block, Michigan

Bette Bohman, Utah

Steve Booth, Utah

Lee Braswell, Colorado

Emily Burnett, Utah

Betsy Carroll, California

Irving Chun, Hawaii

Emily Collins, Wisconsin

Mary DeMers, Arizona

Nancy Dowdy, Alabama

Lynn Durbin, Ohio

Bill Ellis, Alabama

Lise Embley, Illinois

Christy Erickson, Michigan

Theresa Espin, Texas

Dana Floyd, South Carolina

Becky Fox, Georgia  

Preston Freitas, Utah

Terry Fronk, Utah

Wes Gibbs, Montana

Thomas Gorham, Louisiana

Susan Gould, Tennessee

Molly Green, North Carolina

Matthieu Guillemant, France

Laura Hanaford, California

Kim Hardaway, Tennessee

Kathy Harmon, Pennsylvania

Alicia Hedrick, Arizona

Debi Holley, Utah

Bethany Hurt, Utah

Ruth Ipson, Utah

Ellen Johnston, Texas

Valerie Jones, Oklahoma

Wendy Jordan, United Kingdom

Bob Joyce, Florida

Judy Joyce, Indiana

Mac Kolar, North Carolina

Kevin Krist, South Carolina

Steven Lake, Colorado

Bruce Lamberto, Florida

Mitzi Laughlin, Texas

Carl Loeber, California

Abi Maccabee, Utah

Lynn Machen, California

Erin McBride, Arizona

Susan McDonnell, California

Sarah McDougall, Virginia

Steve McGee, Texas

Kevin McIntire, California

Jerry McLaughlin, Georgia

Karen Marie McNichols, Illinois

Diane Moore, Nebraska

Nakita Moss, Oklahoma

Robert Mulvanny, California

Marilyn Murphy, Wisconsin

Delaine Noyer, California

Lisa O'Connell, Arizona

Eden Palmer, Illinois

Betty Patterson, Texas

John Ragsdale, Florida

Katherine Rasdorf, Virginia

Kathleen Reber, Utah

Brandon Rhea, Utah

Jason Riley, North Carolina

Kim Rydbom, Colorado

Megan Saunders, Utah

Pamela Schnagel, Wisconsin

Sophia Shapiro, Utah

Elizabeth Shaw, South Carolina

Cynthia Shryock, Colorado

Lowell Silverman, Delaware

Rona Simmons, Georgia

Susan Singleton, Illinois

Gary Smith, Pennsylvania

Sherry St. Clair, Pennsylvania

Krissie Stevens, Utah

Max Stewart, Texas

Sarah Stewart, Missouri

Kerry Stockdale, New Jersey

Gavin Stocker, New York

Debra Swager, Idaho

Gary Taylor, Alabama

Amanda Thompson, California

Evelyn Ting, Georgia

Terrence Toohig, Pennsylvania

Jeff Vessenmeyer, Wisconsin

John Vick, Alabama

Patti Waldron,    California

Nathan Warrick, Texas

Chris Weiss, Utah

Kiri West, Kansas

Melodye Whatley, Connecticut

Kerry White, Massachusetts

Peggy Wilkins, District of Columbia

Charles Woodall, Alabama