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Entries for December 2023

The morning news this morning reminded me that on December 7th, 1941 (82 years ago) the Empire of Japan launched a sneak attack of 177 airplanes from four aircraft carriers on the American Pacific fleet anchored in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The knowledge of the attack wasn’t new to me. What was news to me is that they no longer teach the history of Pearl Harbor in schools as if the loss of 2300 service personnel and the sacrifices of World War Two is no longer worth remembering with honor. I remember them, honor their memory here, and provide some history for those who were never taught.

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