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Remains of Sailor Killed At Pearl Harbor Returned Home To Mandan

Navy Fireman 2nd Class Albert Renner was assigned to the battleship U-S-S West Virginia

MANDAN, N.D. — The remains of a Navy sailor who was killed during the attack on Pearl Harbor have been identified and returned to his home state of North Dakota. Navy Fireman 2nd Class Albert Renner of Mandan was assigned to the battleship U-S-S West Virginia that was hit by two bombs and at least seven torpedoes from Japanese airplanes…

Cavalier Sailor Returns Home From Pearl Harbor

Floyd Wells was only 24 when he died in the WWII attack in Hawaii

FARGO, N.D. — A Cavalier man who died in the World War II attack on Pearl Harbor is finally coming home. Of all the moments she had with her uncle, Darlene Erichsen says there’s one she can still remember perfectly. “He gave me a piggyback from the depot down to the mailbox and of course our house wasn’t far from…

Remains Of Sailor Brothers From Minot Killed At Pearl Harbor Positively Identified

Calvin Palmer and Wilferd Palmer were among 429 crewmen on the USS Oklahoma who died

Calvin Palmer and Wilferd PalmerThe remains of two North Dakota brothers from Minot who were killed during World War II have been identified. The Defense P-O-W / M-I-A Accounting Agency says 23-year-old Calvin Palmer and 21-year-old Wilferd Palmer were among 429 crewmen on the USS Oklahoma who died in the December 7, 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The remains…

Minnesota Pearl Harbor Sailor’s Remains Identified

Gifford was 22 at the time of his death on the USS Oklahoma

MANKATO, Minn. — Yet another Minnesota family has received confirmation about remains of a loved one killed at Pearl Harbor in 1941. Two surviving siblings of Radioman 2nd Class Quentin Gifford of Mankato were told that DNA tests they had submitted last year confirmed their brother’s identity. Gifford was 22 at the time of his death on the USS Oklahoma….

Another Sailor Killed At Pearl Harbor Is Coming Home To Rest In North Dakota

Services For Lawrence Fecho Will Be Held Near Willow City

Lawrence FechoWILLOW CITY, N.D. — The remains of another North Dakota sailor who was killed at Pearl Harbor will soon be coming home for burial. Navy Fireman 1st Class Lawrence Fecho will be buried with full military honors during a service near Willow City on August 13. Fecho was on the USS Oklahoma in Pearl Harbor when the ship was…

A Hero’s Welcome: Remains of Fessenden WWII Sailor Return to North Dakota

Arthur Neuenschwander will be Buried this Weekend in Fessenden

FARGO, ND — It’s the day known in United States history as the “date which will live in infamy”. More than 2,400 Americans lost their lives in the attack on Pearl Harbor and for more than 70 years, the identities of 400 servicemen were unknown. But because of new technology and DNA testing, many of those servicemen are able to…

A Hero’s Welcome: Remains of Fessenden WWII Sailor Return to North Dakota

One of those servicemen was a sailor from North Dakota and tonight he comes home with a hero's welcome

FARGO, ND — For more than 70 years, 400 serviceman killed by the attack on Pearl Harbor were unidentified. One of those servicemen was a sailor from North Dakota and tonight he comes home with a hero’s welcome. Arthur Neuenschwander was 33-years-old when he was aboard the USS Oklahoma, a ship hit by the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941. Remains…

North Dakota Sailor Who Died at Pearl Harbor is Coming Home

A public memorial service will be held in Fessenden next Saturday

FESSENDEN, ND — A North Dakota sailor who died in the attack on Pearl Harbor is finally coming home. The remains of Gunners Mate 1st Class Arthur Neuenschwander are scheduled to arrive at the Fargo airport on Wednesday. A public memorial service will be held in Fessenden next Saturday. Neuenschwander was assigned to the USS Oklahoma, which was docked at…

Memorial Day: Minnesota Sailor Killed at Pearl Harbor Gets Hometown Burial

His remains weren't identified until last December, when scientists using DNA technology were able to make a match

EMMONS, Minn. — A Minnesota sailor killed during the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 has received a hometown burial. The remains of Navy Fireman 3rd Class Glaydon Iverson were laid to rest Saturday alongside his parents at Oak Lawn Cemetery in his hometown of Emmons. Iverson died at the age of 24 when the USS Oklahoma was hit by…