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LT Frank A. Erickson at Ford Island Control Tower (Pearl Harbor), December 7, 1941

Posted on May 31, 2012 Ford Island Control Tower, Pearl Harbor From the Ford Island control tower, LT Erickson watched in horror as men drowned in the harbor. Boats...
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Douglas C-47/DC-3 “Cheeky Charlie”

Posted on May 07, 2012 Douglas C-47/DC-3 “Cheeky Charley” Twin-engine Military Transport and Cargo Aircraft with a Crew of Three Figure 1: The Cheeky Charley in Hawaii, in Military...
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How fast was the Zero?

Posted on April 09, 2012 Perspective When American pilots first encountered the Zero, they were stunned. The Zero had nearly complete initial dominance. This dominance is sometimes attributed to...
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