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Pearl Harbour

“Yesterday, December 7, 1941 — a date which will live in infamy — the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.”– President Franklin D

History was one of my favourite classes at school. Although I didn’t study World War Two at A Level- opting for 16th Century and the reformation of the church (and no I don’t know why). Pearl Harbour was such a significant part of 20th century history it had always interested me.

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The bombings that took place here not only acted as a catalyst for the US to enter into war but, changed the face of warfare completely, to one fought in the air and not primarily at sea.

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