December 8, 2011

An Eyewitness on Day of Infamy

Sylvia Carignan, Washington Post

Around 8 a.m. on Dec. 7, 1941, Army Private Francis Stueve sat down to breakfast with the rest of the 89th Field Artillery battalion, stationed at Pearl Harbor.

 

“As quiet a day as you’ve ever seen,” Stueve remembers now. “Beautiful sunshine, nothing going on.”

 

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TAGGED: World War II, Pearl Harbor, United States, Japan

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