In April 1940, the USS Arizona moved from its home in California to what would become its final resting place in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. After serving in World War I, the Arizona was stationed in Hawaii to deter Japanese imperialism. On that fateful December day in 1941, two of the 1,512 crewmen on board were …
The year was 1942. The United States had been at war for just over one year. Fighting was fierce in the Pacific, Africa, and Europe.On Saturday, December 26, 1942, The Titusville Herald reproduced an Associated Press story about how Americans were keeping the Christmas spirit alive on the homefront. The article read:
We are taking a brief hiatus from the obituary posts. Don’t worry, they are still diligently being digitized, but we thought a change of pace may be nice as well!
This week in doing some commissioned research, I came across an Honor Roll list of men from the Titusville region and surrounding areas who passed away during service in World War II. The list is from the December 7, 1945 edition of the Titusville Herald.