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Many lives taken by friendly fire

  • NATIONAL ARCHIVES

    John Adams and his father, Joseph Adams, their uncle Joseph McCabe and McCabe’s nephew David Kahookele, ship riggers on their way to work at Pearl Harbor, were killed when a 5-inch anti-aircraft shell riddled their car with shrapnel on Judd Street.

Within about five minutes of the Pearl Harbor attack, Navy ships began putting up a tremendous anti-aircraft barrage, according to the U.S. Army Center of Military History. Read more

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