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    Default Hono­lulu after Pearl Harbor: A report published for the first time, 71 years later

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinio...y.html?hpid=z2

    By Elizabeth P. McIntosh

    On Dec. 7, 1941, when Japanese planes attacked Pearl Harbor, I was working as a reporter for the Hono­lulu Star-Bulletin. After a week of war, I wrote a story directed at Hawaii’s women; I thought it would be useful for them to know what I had seen. It might help prepare them for what lay ahead. But my editors thought the graphic content would be too upsetting for readers and decided not to run my article. It appears here for the first time.

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    RIP. A dark day in history indeed.

    God bless all those who made the ultimate sacrifice for me to enjoy the freedoms I have today.
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    That's a haunting account--hard to believe that was 71 years ago. It reads like it was last week. I can't imagine the feeling of seeing an enemy country attacking your city.
    CNN may think my opinion matters, but you shouldn't.

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    Heck of a story. Thanks to all those who sacrificed.

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