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One mystery about Dec. 7, 1941, remained after scrubbing the Tribune's coverage of that fateful day: How did fans who were at the Chicago Bears-Chicago Cardinals game hear about the attack? The newspaper is silent on the matter. Luckily for Chicago...
The shocking news from Pearl Harbor interrupted a Bears broadcast. Many Chicagoans learned of the surprise attack 70 years ago this week when WGN Radio's Ward Quaal broke into the transmission of the Chicago Bears-Chicago Cardinals game at about 1:30 p....
John Stewart Croucher, a retired hospital assistant engineer and World War II naval veteran, died of a stroke Tuesday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Bel Air resident was 90. Born in Baltimore and raised on Eastern Avenue in Highlandtown, he was a...
Karl Max Jenkins, a former German merchant mariner who jumped ship in Baltimore and later became a stationary engineer and building superintendent, died Saturday of heart failure at Oak Crest Village retirement community. The former longtime Lauraville...
SAN DIEGO -- The few remaining survivors of the USS Oklahoma got together Friday to tour the USS Midway for their very last reunion. The Pearl Harbor survivors, many of whom are in their 90s, also reminisced about that fateful day December 7, 1941. ...
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John Conser of Costa Mesa, a designer and builder of the Conser 47 catamaran, greeted David Pollitt, proud owner of the Conser 47, Shearwater, upon David's completion of a three-year, solo circumnavigation around the world. "Congratulations, David, on...
It was just before 2:30 in the afternoon of Sunday Dec. 7, 1941 when a New York radio station interrupted the broadcast of the New York Giants football game with a shocking news bulletin: The Japanese had staged a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, the U.S....
A late-February lunch conversation turned to the subject of Black History Month, and specifically to a man named Doris Miller. That's right, his first name was Doris; but to friends and anyone wishing to avoid his wrath, it had better be Dorie. An...
We have lived with 9/11 for 10 years today. I was in Florida on a business trip, scheduled to fly out that afternoon for Los Angeles when I woke in time to watch the second plane hit the World Trade Center Tower. From that moment on, our nation changed....
Charles Higham, a poet, critic and prolific celebrity biographer who found political and sexual intrigue in the lives of Hollywood icons such as Cary Grant, Marlene Dietrich and, most controversially, Errol Flynn, died April 21 at his Los Angeles home. He...
The Hartford CourantWhen you are 93, tomorrow is hoped for but never promised. So, when John Cyrulik got the news in January that he and dozens of other veterans would get a chance to visit the World War II Memorial inWashington, D.C., in May his reaction was mixed. He was...
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