Pearl Harbor, 1941: St Paul Sailors Fire the First Shot

Dec 07

Pearl Harbor, 1941: St Paul Sailors Fire the First Shot

  (This post originally was published on 12-7-11) If you grow up in St. Paul, you will hear the story of the Naval Reservists from the city — kids, mostly, ranging in age from 17 to 21 or 22 — who fired America’s first shot of WWII on the morning of Sunday, Dec. 7, 1941. I know what I’m talking about: My old man, a Navy veteran, told me...

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