0755, December 7, 1941/0601 December 7, 2002
This is to Remember Pearl Harbor, on the anniversary of the Day of Infamy.
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.