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Pearl Harbor - December 7, 1941, "A day that will live in infamy"

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This front page is dated December 11, 1941, shows the Erie Daily Times' coverage of the beginning of the United States' involvement in World War II, just days after the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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Dorie MIller, a messman in the U.S. Navy was awarded the Navy Cross for his heroic deeds at Pearl Harbor (1st African American to be awarded the Navy Cross). ALL HE DID The Morning of Pearl Harbor Bombing was carry wounded sailors to safer locations, move his injured Captain (the Captain refused to leave his post & remained until his death), load machine guns, take control of one & began firing at Japanese planes (He HAD NO TRAINING IN OPERATING ONE). He fired until he ran out of ammunition.

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Japan U.S at War Headline Pearl Harbor - NEW Vintage Historic Newspaper POSTER

Newspaper headline about the attack on Pearl Harbour.

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