Rocco Piganell of Pueblo is among the roughly 3,000 living Pearl Harbor survivors. During a ceremony today he recalled the chaos he witnessed on Dec. 7, 1941. "You could see those planes flying around, bombs dropping, people running around, horns blowing. It was just helter-skelter, pell-mell," said Piganell.
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Colorado public buildings will be lowering their flags to half-staff in remembrance of the 70th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attacks.
Gov. John Hickenlooper ordered the flags to be lowered from sunrise to sunset. More than 3,500 Americans were killed or wounded during the Japanese attack at the port... more »
This December marks the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.
On Saturday, November 5th, in Colorado Springs and in Pueblo, we will will honor the many men and women who served in the armed forces with the Veterans Day Parade.
Eight Pearl Harbor Survivors will be... more »
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) - About 20 World War II veterans are gathering aboard the battleship USS Missouri to mark the 66th year since the end of World War II.
The Missouri was anchored in Tokyo Bay on Sept. 2, 1945, when it hosted Japanese leaders who signed surrender... more »
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (AP) - The leader of the North American Aerospace Command and the U.S. Northern Command is marking the Pearl Harbor anniversary by saying the nation shouldn't forget the need for vigilance.
Adm. Sandy Winnefeld Jr. said in a blog entry Tuesday that information was... more »
On this the 69th anniversary of the attack at Pearl Harbor, there is an effort underway in Colorado Springs to honor and recognize the history of the men and women who designed built and flew America's planes during World War II by building a museum.
The National Museum of... more »
A ceremony is planned Tuesday in Colorado Springs to remember those killed at Pearl Harbor in 1941.
The event will happen at 11 a.m. at the Veteran's Memorial in Memorial Park. It will include a presentation from U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Diane Webber, a wreath-laying ceremony, presentation of flags... more »
Work crews in Hawaii are repairing a broken main that spilled thousands of gallons of sewage into a drainage canal that empties into Pearl Harbor. State health officials say more than 11,000 gallons of sewage was discharged Sunday at Ted Makalena Golf Course. Honolulu officials say the broken main was... more »
Flags will be lowered on state buildings across Colorado on Monday to mark the 68th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. More than 2,200 sailors, Marines and soldiers were killed in the Japanese attack. Four U.S. battleships and 188 U.S. planes were also destroyed. Gov. Bill Ritter says he... more »