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Pearl Harbor Anniversary

As the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor approaches, we’ve collected some of our top stories on the events surrounding the Day of Infamy, from Japanese preparations for war and warnings ignored, to the events of Dec. 7, 1941 and the aftermath.

10. The Collapse of Empires

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A history of the collapse of the British empire in the Pacific during World War II.

9. It Could Have Been Worse

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How the Pacific Fleet’s battleships being sunk in Pearl Harbor was actually a blessing.

8. The Few Who Got Up

A history of the American pilots who were able to get in the air against the Japanese on Dec. 7, 1941, during Pearl Harbor.

The story of the American pilots who were able to get in the air against the Japanese on Dec. 7, 1941.

7. Utah was the “Not So Famous” Battleship Sunk During the Pearl Harbor Attack

The history of the USS Utah and her role in the Pearl Harbor attack.

The old battleship USS Utah and her sinking in the Pearl Harbor attack.

6. The Attack on Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941 Photo Gallery

A photo slideshow of the attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941.

A photo slideshow of the attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941.

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