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News Round-up: 12/07/2016

A service of CHR Public Relations

At the crack of dawn on Sunday, December 7, 1941, naval aviation forces of the Empire of Japan launched an assault on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The attack paralyzed the U.S. pacific fleet, destroying or severely damaging airfields, port facilities and warships.
Here’s a rundown of some of the losses:

Loss of life to American Forces
  • 2,333 killed
  • 1,139 wounded
Loss of military assests
  • Utah and Arizona – complete losses
  • Two destroyer ships - complete losses
  • 1 minelayer - complete loss
  • 188 aircraft - complete losses
  • Oklahoma - deemed unusable
  • 3 cruisers, a destroyer and 6 battleships - heavily damaged
Here are a few of the many interesting PEARL HARBOR stories in the news:

"Honoring the Past, Inspiring the Future."
Check it out at: Pearl Harbor 75th Anniversary


A remarkable story about a young pilot, Pearl Harbor and a Buick that survived.
Check it out at: Buick that survived Pearl Harbor helps Michigan family remember owner

The News Wheel:

This Buick was parked at Pearl Harbor.
Check it out at: Pearl Harbor Buick Reaches $73,700 at Auction




Event Calendar


December 1: World AIDS Day World AIDS Day
December 7: Pearl Harbor Day Today in History - December 7

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