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  • Pearl Harbor – 66

    Posted by Jonathan on December 7th, 2007 (All posts by )


     
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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 Responses to “Pearl Harbor – 66”

    1. Anonymous Says:

      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.

    2. Jake Says:

      It was disgraceful what Hirohito allowed.