U.S. Leaders


BENNION, Mervyn Sharp

By: Bruce Danforth

Medal of Honor Winner Captain Bennion won The Medal of Honor for his service on USS West Virginia during the attack on Pearl Harbor. He was mortally wounded when a... Read More

Admiral Kimmel, Husband E.

By: Bruce Danforth

In February of 1941, Admiral Husband E. Kimmel became the commander-in-chief of the US Pacific Fleet. The Pacific Fleet had been moved to Pearl Harbor in 1940. Admiral Kimmel, shortly... Read More