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PEARL HARBOR REMEMBERED


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From innocence to valor

The attack brought searing change, to both civilian and enlisted youths

By Daniel A. Martinez

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 09, 2012

~~<p>As we observe and commemorate the 71st anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack, it is appropriate that we pause to remember the extraordinary transformation that swept across this nation as a result of the attack on Oahu and America's entry into World War II.</p>
<p>The America of 1941 was far different than the one we know today. Certainly that is not a statement of criticism but an acknowledgement of the accelerated dramatic changes of the social, political and economic fabric of American society.</p>
~~

As we observe and commemorate the 71st anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack, it is appropriate that we pause to remember the extraordinary transformation that swept across this nation as a result of the attack on Oahu and America's entry into World War II.

The America of 1941 was far different than the one we know today. Certainly that is not a statement of criticism but an acknowledgement of the accelerated dramatic changes of the social, political and economic fabric of American society. Login for more...



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