Remember Pearl Harbor

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  1. DrDarryl

    DrDarryl Well-Known Member

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  3. cpm9ball

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    How could I forget! My parents were married the day before.


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  4. old49er

    old49er Well-Known Member

    Worth remembering. Nice Collection there. I have a couple things. arizona memorial elongated cent 003.JPG arizona memorial elongated cent 006.JPG pearlharbor newspaper 1.jpg
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  6. Rushmore

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    I'm going to Hawaii in the spring. Gonna spend the day at Pearl.
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  7. Robert Paul

    Robert Paul Active Member

    Spent two years in Pearl, On a destroyer home ported there. Need to get back there again.
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  8. willieboyd2

    willieboyd2 First Class User

    These are very interesting medals.

    They were manufactured before the US imposed controls on the critical war metals copper and nickel.

  9. DrDarryl

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  10. Robert Paul

    Robert Paul Active Member

    I can add that the USS Utah is/was still at Pearl, (when I was there) it is one of the two ships that were sunk on the North West side of Ford Island. Map mentions it never sailed again but does not show its location.
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  11. DrDarryl

    DrDarryl Well-Known Member

    Today is the 76th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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  12. old49er

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  13. Evan8

    Evan8 Old Soul

    Always thought this magazine was interesting. All it talks about is the War and this was from Dec 22, so a ton about Pearl Harbor as well.

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  14. Mad Stax

    Mad Stax Well-Known Member

    Cool stuff everyone! We'll always remember those whose lives were lost on that "day of infamy", as well as the many other infamous days in the late 30s-mid 40s.
    I was fortunate enough to visit Pearl 3 years ago, and the medal I bought there is a treasured piece of my collection.
  15. Youngcoin

    Youngcoin Everything Collector

    A lot of brave, good men lost on that day, they will never be forgotten.

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  17. Rushmore

    Rushmore Coin Addict

    76 years ago today FDR made his "day of infamy" speech and signed the declaration of war on Japan.
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