Day of Infamy-80 Years Ago Today

Sunday, December 7, 1941 began like any other day, save for it being the Sabbath. Pearl Harbor was mainly still at slumber, as a whole at 7:55 a.m.

Sunday mornings were traditionally a time of light duty at the naval base.

The Pacific Fleet had been moved from California; San Diego, Long Beach and San Francisco to Pearl Harbor in 1940 as war began to spread throughout the Pacific.

Holiday leave was the order of the day for those lucky enough get it among the 96 ships in the harbor. It was the first time since July 4, that all battleships were at port, save for the aircraft carriers...

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