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Editorial: Remember sacrifices of Pearl Harbor era

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Seventy years ago today, Japanese military aircraft swept in over Hawaii's Pearl Harbor and destroyed much of the U. S. Navy's Pacific fleet.


Nearly two hours after the 8 a.m. attack (Hawaii Time), 20 U.S. Navy vessels and almost 200 military aircraft lay destroyed. The human toll was significanr, with more than 2,300 soldiers and sailors dead and another 1,000 wounded.

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