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Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor
ORIGINAL PEARL HARBOR PHOTOS Never seen these before----must be somebody 's private pictures they saved all this time. These pic's are so clear....very sad....but, good that we can see them...... THE FELLOW WHO SENT THESE RECEIVED THEM FROM AN OLD SHIPMATE ON THE USS QUAPAW PEARL HARBOR December 7th, 1941 Pearl Harbor On Sunday, December 7th, 1941 the Japanese launched a Surprise attack against the U.S. Hawaii . Admiral Nagumo, hoped to catch the entire fleet in port. Would have it, the Aircraft Carriers and one of the Battleships Were not in port. Island , where it had just delivered some aircraft. Lexingtonwas ferrying aircraft to Midway, and the USS Saratoga and USS Colorado were undergoing repairs in the United States). In spite of the latest intelligence reports about the missing Aircraft carriers (his most important targets), Admiral Nagumo Decided to continue the attack with his force of six carriers and 423 aircraft. The first wave of a two-wave attack. Kaneohe and Ewa.

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