0755, December 7, 1941/0601 December 7, 2002
This is to Remember Pearl Harbor, on the anniversary of the Day of Infamy.
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On this date, at this moment, the Japanese conducted an air attack our troops on Oahu, Hawaii, at Pearl Harbor.
The first wave of 175 aircraft hit at 7:00AM, lasting half an hour, the second wave at 8:45AM, lasting an hour.
Casualties were high: 2,117 navy and marine personnel KIA,
218 Army KIA and more than 1,200 civilians KIA.
5 battleships sunk, ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA, OKLAHOMA, WEST VIRGINIA and UTAH;
4 battleships damaged, MARYLAND, NEVADA, PENNSYLVANIA and
Planes lost, 175.
1 midget sub sunk
1 standard sub sunk
Lest we forget.
Louie F. Turner.