Pearl Harbor – 66

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From the Naval Historical Center:

The 7 December 1941 Japanese raid on Pearl Harbor was one of the great defining moments in history. A single carefully-planned and well-executed stroke removed the United States Navy’s battleship force as a possible threat to the Japanese Empire’s southward expansion. America, unprepared and now considerably weakened, was abruptly brought into the Second World War as a full combatant. [Read the rest…]

2 thoughts on “Pearl Harbor – 66”

  1. hi there,
    i live in australia, and i was born 20 years after pearl harbor. i lived across the road growing up from a english merchant seaman who was aboard a boat in pearl harbor when it was attacked. he never spoke about that time. except to say – live your life to the fullest, as life sometimes go cheeply and for the wrong reason. up untill the day he died he did not like anythink japanese.

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