Saturday, March 9, 2013

Pearl Harbor Veterans 70th Anniversary-- Part 5

December 7th Carolina (NC) News 14.

LESLIE HOLLENBACK was on the USS Pennsylvania: "I do not recall being scared, not scared, just angry that we were caught [off guard].  He described a "lucky" bomb hit near his ship: "If the bomb had hit just one or two feet from where it did we probably would have had the same fate as the Arizona."

December 6, 2011, Wassau (Wis) Daily Herald.

From the December 8, 1941 headlines:  "Native son DONALD PLANT, 22, killed at Pearl Harbor."  Plant had been a popular sports hero at the town's high school.

"US Declares War on Japan, American casualties heavy."


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