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Firsthand accounts of the attack on Pearl Harbor

Children at the time, these Schenectady residents lived in Honolulu on Dec. 7, 1941.

A photograph of "Battleship Row" and Ford Island taken from a Japanese warplane during the attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on Dec. 7, 1941. The explosion at center is a torpedo strike on the battleship USS West Virginia. The 75th anniversary of the attack will be observed in December 2016.
A photograph of "Battleship Row" and Ford Island taken from a Japanese warplane during the attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on Dec. 7, 1941. The explosion at center is a torpedo strike on the battleship USS West Virginia. The 75th anniversary of the attack will be observed in December 2016.
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George G. Wonders and Susanna Kitts Sherwood felt the power and fury of the Rising Sun on Sunday, Dec. 7, 1941. Both were young people living near Pearl Harbor, and both were in the center of history on the day that now lives in infamy. Today marks the 75th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the Hawaiian base for the U.S. Navy’s Pacific Fleet. Many will always remember the numbers of December 7. ...

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