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A DAY OF INFAMY


On December 07, 1941 at 0755 Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawai'i was attacked by aerial bombardment by the Naval Forces of the Empire of Japan. A "Day that shall live in Infamy" and while it is noble and honourable to forgive we should not equate that with forgetting.

NAUTICAL LOG has visited both USS Arizona BB 39 and USS Missouri BB 63 Memorials when in Hawai'i. It is an extremely moving experience to see after all this time the tiny droplets of oil coming up to the surface from the sunken USS Arizona. It is interesting to note that some of the most respectful visitors to the USS Arizona Memorial are the older Japanese men.
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