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    Unhappy Pearl harbor:

    REMEMBER PEARL HARBOR

    Pearl Harbor Raid, 7 December 1941

    Remembrance of "a Date which will live in Infamy"

    Thousand's of Brothers were killed instantly...many of their bodies were never recovered.

    Fire Response to Pearl Harbor Remembered 70 Years Later

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    Default December 7th

    Dad... This is for you and all of the buddies you lost on the USS Arizona. RIP Pops and I'm thinking of you and all of the others who lost their lives on this day.
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    I remember it everyday and as long as I live I will never forget it.
    Stay Safe and Well Out There....

    Always remembering 9-11-2001 and 343+ Brothers

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    I saw on NBC this morning that the Pearl Harbor survivors' group is disbanding at the end of the year because so many have died or are in bad health.

    We must make sure that they are always, always remembered.
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    We should remember Pearl Harbor and the people who perished there but, at the same time, we should remember it in the light of its proper historical perspective; not colored by revisionist history as an "act of terrorism".
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    Quote Originally Posted by DeputyMarshal View Post
    We should remember Pearl Harbor and the people who perished there but, at the same time, we should remember it in the light of its proper historical perspective; not colored by revisionist history as an "act of terrorism".
    Absolutely. War is war, and terrorism is not war.
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    Quote Originally Posted by EastKyFF View Post
    Absolutely. War is war, and terrorism is not war.
    Not trying to 'split-hairs' on the def. of terrorism, however;

    Terrorism is the unlawful use of force or violence against persons or property to intimidate or coerce a government, the civilian population, or any segment thereof, in furtherance of political or social objectives.

    FBI Definition
    The attack on Pearl Harbor was not war, but resulted in war...just as the attack's on Sept. 11, 2001 resulted in the (undeclaired) war on terror by Pres. Bush and others.
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    as a veteran and an American I am proud of the actions of those american men and women on such a horrific day.
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