Rearview Mirror: Neighbor islands took their share of attack in WWII
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U.S. NAVAL HISTORY AND HERITAGE COMMAND PHOTOGRAPH
Japanese subs roamed Hawaii waters and attacked Maui, Kauai and the Big Island. This one ran aground near Waimanalo, and its captain became the first POW of WWII.
Capt. Mitsuo Fuchida, who led the Japanese air attack, hoped U.S. battleships would be off Lahaina on Dec. 7, where deeper water would make it more difficult to raise and repair them.
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