The invasion on Oregon during the summer of 1942.
Most Oregonians spent the summer of 1938 residing in fear. In the months following the deadly Japanese sneak attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, this was particularly true along the coast. As the U.S. military and public mobilized to stop them, similar air attacks or even mass beach invasions did not seem out of the question in the fevered first months of WWII.
Followed by forced blackouts. Armed with shotguns and other weapons, volunteers and the Oregon National Guard occasionally patrolled the beaches on horses. 22 weapons. Barbed wire had been encircling much of the coastline for many years. Many local families had "grub boxes" packed with supplies that they could hide in the hills. Attack rumors were common.
Simon stated that although pesticides are frequently used in agriculture and help to boost crop productivity and provide food security, they can also harm non-target species like bees. Additionally, new insecticides that don't kill bees must constantly be produced since insects, weeds, etc. inevitably acquire resistance.
To train an algorithm to determine if a new pesticide molecule would be hazardous to honey bees, graduate students Ping Yang and Adrian Henle examined honey bee toxicity data from pesticide exposure tests, involving roughly 400 different pesticide compounds.
Leland "Bud" Lewis, who had enlisted in the army at the age of 17, was among them. Just after Pearl Harbor, he was one of the soldiers from the 41st Infantry Division sent to protect the Oregon and Washington coastlines. He recalled the atmosphere at the time, when an enemy invasion was thought to be "imminent," and found himself behind the wheel of a vehicle patrolling the beaches south of the mouth of the Columbia River.
After the war, Lewis worked for the Portland Police Bureau before he passed away in 2021. Lewis stated that during those anxious early days, an American cargo headed for Hawaii ran aground close to the Peter Iredale's wreckage along the Oregon coast. The ship's cargo was designated as "open salvage," allowing anyone with access to the wreck to take care of themselves. Bud brought his parents numerous pounds of butter, hams, and Almond Roca candies.
Lewis and the rest of the 41st were en route to Australia within a month to aid in defending that country against additional Japanese attack.
The horrifying case of Shraddha who was murdered by her live-in-partner Aftab
Aftab Poonawala (age 28) is accused of killing Shraddha Walkar, his live-in partner, by strangling her and sawing her body into 35 pieces, which he
Body discovered close to Kiely Rodni's last known whereabouts.
According to investigators, a car containing human remains was found in a lake in California not far from Kiely Rodni, a missing youngster, who was
Deshaun Watson has a six-game ban for sexual misbehavior.
According to Robinson's ruling, the six-game suspension is "the most serious punishment ever imposed on an NFL player for claims of non-violent
Held captive in Mexico The "drug lord," Rafael Caro Quintero, was the most.
Notorious drug kingpin Rafael Caro Quintero was apprehended by Mexico. Nearly ten years after being released from a Mexican prison, "the drug lord,"
In the UK, actor Kevin Spacey enters a not-guilty plea.
ENGLAND — Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey was informed that he would go on trial in 2019 after entering a not guilty plea on Thursday to
Alex Murdaugh, a lawyer from South Carolina, is accused of killing his wife and kid.
In a statement released on Thursday, Mr. Murdaugh's attorneys claimed that their client was innocent of the crimes and that he "loved his wife and
Actor Rhea Chakraborty Has Been Arrested In A Sushant Rajput Drug Case.
The nation's anti-drugs bureau has accused actress Rhea Chakraborty of purchasing drugs for her late actor partner Sushant Singh Rajput, who passed
Fears that Russia is gathering political pawns after the trial of WNBA star Brittney Griner are raised.
Brittney Griner, an American basketball player who is now being held, addressed US President Joe Biden in a handwritten letter on July 4 and made a
The perpetrator is still at large after a mass shooting at a Fourth of July parade in the Chicago suburb of Highland Park.
Police are looking for a suspect who may have fired on the celebrations from a rooftop after a shooting at a July Fourth parade in the Chicago
After being reported missing, a reputed government informant and whistleblower was discovered dead in Los Angeles.
A police official said Wednesday that a suspected federal informant and whistleblower who went missing after he was alleged to have turned over a