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In 1937, the Los Angeles Examiner published a prescient map predicting how Imperial Japan could attack the US during World War II. Created by Howard A. Burke, the map imagined a Japanese attack on the US that closely predicted the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor four years later on December 7, 1941. Burke rightly noted that Japan's first target would be Hawaii and the US fleet docked at Pearl Harbor.

In 1937, the Los Angeles Examiner published a prescient map predicting how Imperial Japan could attack the US during World War II. Created by Howard A. Burke, the map imagined a Japanese attack on the US that closely predicted the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor four years later on December 7, 1941. Burke rightly noted that Japan's first target would be Hawaii and the US fleet docked at Pearl Harbor.

. In this Dec. 7, 1941, file photo, students of the Lunalilo High School in the Waikiki district of Honolulu watch their school burn after the roof of the main building, at center, was hit by a bomb during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.  (AP Photo/File)

. In this Dec. 7, 1941, file photo, students of the Lunalilo High School in the Waikiki district of Honolulu watch their school burn after the roof of the main building, at center, was hit by a bomb during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (AP Photo/File)

Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The wreckage-strewn Naval Air Station. An explosion is visible in the background, 07 December 1941

Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The wreckage-strewn Naval Air Station. An explosion is visible in the background, 07 December 1941

. In this photo provided by the U.S. Army, a soldier stands in a bomb crater left beside a structure on Coronot Avenue, Hickam Field, Dec. 17, 1941, ten days after the Japanese attack on Hawaii. (AP Photo/U.S. Army)

. In this photo provided by the U.S. Army, a soldier stands in a bomb crater left beside a structure on Coronot Avenue, Hickam Field, Dec. 17, 1941, ten days after the Japanese attack on Hawaii. (AP Photo/U.S. Army)

. American ships burn during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, in this Dec. 7, 1941 file photo.  (AP Photo, File)

. American ships burn during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, in this Dec. 7, 1941 file photo. (AP Photo, File)

This circa 1943 photo provided by the Hartle family shows Navy diver Ken Hartle getting into his dive suit in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Hartle, believed to be the oldest surviving salvage diver who worked the wreckage left after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in World War II, died Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. He was 103. (Courtesy Hartle Family via AP)

This circa 1943 photo provided by the Hartle family shows Navy diver Ken Hartle getting into his dive suit in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Hartle, believed to be the oldest surviving salvage diver who worked the wreckage left after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in World War II, died Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. He was 103. (Courtesy Hartle Family via AP)

. The battleship USS California is afire and listing to port in the Japanese aerial attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on Dec. 7, 1941.  Durrell Conner, who coded and decoded messages for the Navy, was aboard the USS California when it sank in Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941.  Conner will return with 17 family members to remember those who died in the Japanese attack 69 years ago during the Pearl Harbor Anniversary.  (AP Photo)

. The battleship USS California is afire and listing to port in the Japanese aerial attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on Dec. 7, 1941. Durrell Conner, who coded and decoded messages for the Navy, was aboard the USS California when it sank in Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. Conner will return with 17 family members to remember those who died in the Japanese attack 69 years ago during the Pearl Harbor Anniversary. (AP Photo)

USA Hawaii : Attack on Pearl Harbor by the Imperial Japanese Navy on December 7, 1941 View of the hard-hit battleship 'Arizona', causing a huge cloud of smoke. Within the circle is an attacking Japanese fighter aircraft - Vintage property of ullstein Pictures | Getty Images

USA Hawaii : Attack on Pearl Harbor by the Imperial Japanese Navy on December 7, 1941 View of the hard-hit battleship 'Arizona', causing a huge cloud of smoke. Within the circle is an attacking Japanese fighter aircraft - Vintage property of ullstein Pictures | Getty Images

USA Hawaii : Attack on Pearl Harbor by the Imperial Japanese Navy on December 7, 1941 Front left the only slightly damaged battleship 'Maryland', at the back the 'Oklahoma' sinking under a cloud of smoke - Vintage property of ullstein bild Pictures | Getty Images

USA Hawaii : Attack on Pearl Harbor by the Imperial Japanese Navy on December 7, 1941 Front left the only slightly damaged battleship 'Maryland', at the back the 'Oklahoma' sinking under a cloud of smoke - Vintage property of ullstein bild Pictures | Getty Images

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