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Pearl Harbor, Dec 7, 1941. The USS Cason, and the USS Downes, with the USS Pennsylvania in the background. These ships were not hit by bombs, but were instead damaged when they exploded from the fires that were burning on the piers.
Survivor of the Pearl Harbor attack on December 7, 1941.
Shortly after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Colonel Ruby Bradley was captured by the Japanese in the Philippines. After her capture, Bradley continued to work as a nurse in prisoner of war camps until 1945. She is the most-decorated woman in US military history.
Japanese History - Mitsuo Fuchida (淵田 美津雄 Fuchida Mitsuo, 3 December 1902 – 30 May 1976) was a Japanese Captain in the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service and a bomber aviator in the Imperial Japanese Navy before and during World War II. He is perhaps best known for leading the first air wave attacks on Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941.