Michael Gannon, a renowned historian and Hispanist who specialized in Florida history and the state"s Spanish colonial period, has died, the University of Florida said Wednesday. He was 89.
In an historic moment, the Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe stood next to Barack Obama at the USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor and offered ‘everlasting condolences’.
On December 7, 1941 - that is, 75 years ago- Japanese torpedoes attacked by surprise the US military base in Pearl Harbor, Hawai. “Tora, tora, tora! (Tiger, tiger, tiger), Japanese soldiers ordered in the radio.
The Japanese attack provoked the involvement of the US in the Second World War, leading to disastrous events like the atomic bombs over Hiroshima and the killings of thousands of prisoners under general Tojo.