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Pearl Harbor survivor and Navy veteran recalls 1941 attack

Pearl Harbor survivor and Navy veteran recalls 1941 attackHONOLULU (AP) — Retired U.S. Navy Cmdr. Don Long was alone on an anchored military seaplane in the middle of a bay across the island from Pearl Harbor when Japanese warplanes started striking Hawaii on December 7, 1941, watching from afar as the attack that killed and wounded thousands unfolded.



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Pearl Harbor created the 'Greatest Generation.' Out of it came men like George H.W. Bush

Pearl Harbor created the 'Greatest Generation.' Out of it came men like George H.W. BushThe 77th anniversary of Pearl Harbor coincides with the death of George H.W. Bush. As his generation disappears, our country's future is uncertain.



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77th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack

77th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack77 years ago today on the morning of Dec. 7,  1941, a Sunday, Japanese bombers flew across Oahu, Hawaii, and began their assault.



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The I-400: Japan's Wanted Underwater Aircraft Carriers To Launch a Second Pearl Harbor

The I-400: Japan's Wanted Underwater Aircraft Carriers To Launch a Second Pearl HarborSo what happened? 



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Why Japan Truly Failed at Pearl Harbor (And What China May Learn From It)

Why Japan Truly Failed at Pearl Harbor (And What China May Learn From It)In short, this is a rival who seems to have learned from Yamamoto: don’t jab a sleeping giant, and if you do, don’t steel his resolve. Let him slumber until it’s late in the contest, and you may prevail. China may have learned the true lessons of Pearl Harbor. Let’s do the same—and get ready.



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Sailor killed at Pearl Harbor to be buried 76 years later

Sailor killed at Pearl Harbor to be buried 76 years laterLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The funeral for a recently identified Kentucky sailor who was killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor 76 years ago is bringing his family together for the first time in decades.



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Donald and Melania Trump both flub Pearl Harbor tweets

Donald and Melania Trump both flub Pearl Harbor tweetsPresident Donald Trump appears to have slightly misquoted Franklin D. Roosevelt’s famous remarks following the brutal attack on Pearl Harbor in a tweet commemorating the 76th anniversary of the solemn day.



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Pearl Harbor survivors in their 90s attend solemn ceremony

Pearl Harbor survivors in their 90s attend solemn ceremonyHONOLULU (AP) — Survivors gathered Thursday at the site of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor to remember fellow servicemen killed in the early morning raid 76 years ago, paying homage to the thousands who died with a solemn ceremony marking the surprise bombing raid that plunged the U.S. into World War II.



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Japan’s Midget Submarine Attack on Pearl Harbor Was a Suicide Mission

Japan’s Midget Submarine Attack on Pearl Harbor Was a Suicide MissionUnfortunately for officials in Tokyo, the Japanese Navy had struck a powerful blow, but not a crippling one. Just as importantly, not a single U.S. aircraft carrier was in Pearl Harbor at the time. Despite the debacle, the Japanese Navy continued sending Kō-hyōteki into combat.



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Military IDs 100 killed on USS Oklahoma in Pearl Harbor

Military IDs 100 killed on USS Oklahoma in Pearl HarborHONOLULU (AP) — The military has identified 100 sailors and Marines killed when the USS Oklahoma capsized during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor 76 years ago, officials said Friday.



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