November 16, 2013 The latest film from Oscar-winning Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki tells the story the engineer who designed the Mitsubishi Zero, the fighter plane used in attacks on Pearl Harbor. The Wind Rises is drawing sharp criticism from around Asia, where the wounds of World War II have yet to heal.
December 7, 2011 Frank Curre, a Navy veteran who survived the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, has died at the age of 88. According to his family, Curre died around noon on Dec. 7, 70 years after the attack. Curre's story of that horrible day was featured in NPR's Veteran's Day coverage last month.
December 7, 2011 Seventy years ago today more than 2,300 Americans died in the attack that would propel the nation into World War II. Though their numbers are dwindling, survivors are still telling their stories of that day.