Category: History – NorCal

Remembering Pearl Harbor 75 Years Ago- December 7, 1941

By Eileen Majors 75 Years Ago- December 7, 1941 It was early December, 1941 and the Navy was on high alert.  The USS Arizona was one of 145 Navy and Coast Guard vessels positioned at or in the waters near Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The Battleship USS Pennsylvania was one of them, and my dad, Henry Jacob Heinz was on that ship which was in dry-dock at the time. On December 6th (he told me) there was a big party and with the help of the ships’ bands, music and fun was enjoyed by all, perhaps leaving some a bit...

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Nor Cal Face Behind Red Polka Dot Bandana on We Can Do It poster, Rosie the Riveter

Meet the Nor Cal Face Behind The Red Polka Dot Bandana By Melissa Wynn Redding CA                                                                                                                        When the  men of America were called to duty for World War II the women were called to fill the gaping hole left in our...

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