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By Stephen W. Sears

At nightfall on December eight, 1941, the provider company and her escort of cruisers and destroyers entered Pearl Harbor. officials and males coated the rails, observing in surprised silence. The twisted, smoldering superstructure of the Arizona used to be nonetheless aflame, and there has been a stench of charred wooden and gasoline oil within the air.

"Morale went to not anything as regards to then," acknowledged an officer on one of many escorting cruisers. "We have been ailing and surprised. We could not think that this had occurred to us." throughout the evening, the staff of the company, less than the command of Admiral William "Bull" Halsey, took on gasoline, provisions, and ammunition. prior to sunrise it was once again at sea.

The firm used to be only one of the vendors that gained the struggle within the Pacific. here's the intense tale of the lads and ships that grew to become the tide of the war.

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At nightfall on December eight, 1941, the service company and her escort of cruisers and destroyers entered Pearl Harbor. officials and males coated the rails, gazing in shocked silence. The twisted, smoldering superstructure of the Arizona was once nonetheless aflame, and there has been a stench of charred wooden and gas oil within the air.

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