“It’s like robbing a church,” says Juneau resident Donna Hurley. “These guys are veterans. They fought for us. I mean, we lived the life we live because of them.”
An Alabama woman visiting Juneau became the first person with Down syndrome to sing the national anthem in all 50 states on Monday.
Philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has announced that wreckage of a sunken military ship on which five brothers died in World War II has been discovered in the South Pacific.
The USS Juneau was a light cruiser in the battle of Guadalcanal, one of the fiercest naval battles of World War II. The vessel was torpedoed and sunk on Nov. 13, 1942, killing 687 sailors, including the five Sullivan brothers.
U.S.Navy’s first namesake for Alaska’s capital city was sunk 73 years ago Friday during the naval battle of Guadalcanal. Only 10 sailors out of 697 survived.