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December 7, 1941 – The Original Day of Infamy

71 years separate us from that day in December at Pearl Harbor Naval Base, Hawaii. 2,402 Americans were killed that day, most in the service of our country’s military. America mobilized, engaged, and eventually defeated it’s enemies. We’ve seen our … Continue reading

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The story behind the picture – USS Shaw, Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7, 1941

Whenever I think of the Pearl Harbor attack, one picture always comes to mind; the picture below as taken from Ford Island NAS of the forward magazine on the USS Shaw (DD-373) exploding. Among the drydocked ships in the Pearl … Continue reading

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