Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

The destroyer Shaw is hit at Pearl Harbor
  • U.S. Navy

Dec. 7, 1941 – a date which will live in infamy

Posted On: 12:18 a.m. | December 6, 2011

Dec. 7, 1941: The United States Naval base at Pearl Harbor is attacked by Japanese planes launched from six aircraft carriers. Four U.S. battleships are sunk, and four others damaged. Over 2400 Americans are killed, including 1,177 on the battleship USS Arizona. View Post»

The U.S. Navy drops anchor in San Pedro, 1919-1940
  • Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

The U.S. Navy drops anchor in San Pedro, 1919-1940

Posted On: 12:26 a.m. | December 1, 2016

From 1919 to 1940 San Pedro was the home port of the U.S. Navy battleships - including the eight sunk or damaged in the attack on Pearl Harbor View Post»

Rabbi puts magic into his 1977 sermons
  • Bill Varie / Los Angeles Times

Rabbi puts magic into his 1977 sermons

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | November 30, 2016

Magician David Avadon produces eight lighted candles from one to illustrate Bible story on "miracle" of oil for lamps, read by Rabbi Bernard Cohen. View Post»

San Pedro's Ft. MacArthur through two world wars
  • Los Angeles Times

San Pedro’s Ft. MacArthur through two world wars

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | November 29, 2016

Los Angeles Times archive images of Fort MacArthur in San Pedro. View Post»

Shelley Duvall flashes wide eyes in 1971
  • Bill Varie / Los Angeles Times

Shelley Duvall flashes wide eyes in 1971

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | November 22, 2016

Actress Shelley Duvall at the Bristro restaurant in Beverly Hills. View Post»


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