Pearl Harbor Marks 65th Anniversary of World War II’s End


PEARL HARBOR (AP).- Like many other vets, Don Fosburg marked the anniversary of World War II’s end reflecting on a victory dearly earned and on men who helped make that happen but never came home. “You start to thinking about the guys that you knew. You can’t help but do that. And maybe you think you’re pretty lucky,” said the 84-year-old, who was a radioman aboard the USS Missouri during the war. “I had a cousin who was on Bataan and didn’t survive. His brother was blown up off the coast of Africa,” said Fosburg, a retired insurance broker from Whittier, Calif. He returned to the Missouri — now a museum moored in Pearl Harbor — for a ceremony Thursday commemorating 6½ decades since Japan formally signed surrender papers on board the battleship when it was anchored in Tokyo Bay on Sept. 2, 1945. Fosburg