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The Footfalls of History

The Rest of the Story- Takeo Yoshikawa; from playboy spy to poverty Takeo Yoshikawa, code-named Tadashi Morimura, wove his way into the...

The Footfalls of History

The Rest of the Story-Dr. and Mrs. Mori My grandfather made a horrible mistake in 1941. He suspected a prominent Japanese couple of...

Remember Pearl Harbor

Seventy-five years ago a message arrived too late—too late to warn the command at Pearl Harbor that Japan was probably going to strike...

WWII Cold Rice Pudding Recipe

My mom use to make this for dessert, adapted from The Victory Binding of the American Woman’s Cook Book— 1942 War Time Edition. It’s a...

Happy Birthday, George

On this day, seventy five years ago, my uncle, George Street, Jr. turned nineteen. He lived on Oahu with his father and my mother and...

One of my heroes

Writing about Pearl Harbor has been a wonderful learning experience. And one of the best has been uncovering the stories about ...

Storm Clouds on the Horizon

My local paper, the Bend Bulletin, published a thought provoking editorial by Victor Davis Hanson, historian and classicist at the Hoover...

Parallels in history

If you have read Erik Larson’s Dead Wake, you might have been struck by the comparison between the British governments handling or lack...

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