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Pearl Harbor: Voices from the past

Despite the risk of further explosions, U.S. Navy personnel train fire hoses on the burning battleship USS West Virginia during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on Dec. 7, 1941. The 75th anniversary of the attack will be observed in December 2016.
Despite the risk of further explosions, U.S. Navy personnel train fire hoses on the burning battleship USS West Virginia during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on Dec. 7, 1941. The 75th anniversary of the attack will be observed in December 2016.
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Editor's note: This story originally appeared in 1991. Dominico DiCarlo walked through the halls of the USS Helena, and into the Rev. John Wheaton’s quarters. It was nearly time for morning confession, in the early morning calm of Dec. 7, 1941. Outside, the sun was shining over Pearl Harbor. DiCarlo, then a 21-year-old boatswain’s mate, gently woke the ship’s chaplain. “After I woke him up, I was sitting in the library,” DiCarlo said. “He had ...

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