Military historian John Di Virgilio lives in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is the author of two groundbreaking articles related to Pearl Harbor and is recognized for his extensive research on Japanese naval ordnance, and for his illustrated Pearl Harbor battleship damage profiles.

Articles by John Di Virgilio


Seven Seconds to Infamy

By John F. De Virgilio
December 1997
The most enduring symbol of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor is the battleship Arizona (BB-39), where 1,177 U.S. Navy men lost their lives. Details of her final moments and ...

Books by John Di Virgilio