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Today is December 7th Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.
Thank you to all veterans who served and are currently serving.


  • perkdogperkdog Posts: 29,178 ✭✭✭✭✭

    A sad day in our nation's history 😢


  • BullsitterBullsitter Posts: 5,279 ✭✭✭✭✭

    "I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible resolve".

    And he was correct.

  • stevekstevek Posts: 27,442 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I thought the Hiroshima and Nagasaki ending to the story was great.

    Payback is a beach.

  • craig44craig44 Posts: 10,230 ✭✭✭✭✭

    A terrible day in our history

    George Brett, Bobby Orr and Terry Bradshaw.

  • stevekstevek Posts: 27,442 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @craig44 said:
    A terrible day in our history

    I know it may sound weird, but whenever I watch a documentary of this time period and what this enemy did, I still get at least a little bit hissed off. I can only imagine what the American feelings were back then when it happened.

    To keep the thread on topic with sports, one minor negative that came of it, minor being in the overall scheme of things, was that some Hall of Fame players missed many games because of it. They were instead gallantly serving our country. The great Ted Williams comes immediately to mind. The stats he would have likely added on his already tremendous resume would have been staggering, especially because he was in his prime.

  • countdouglascountdouglas Posts: 2,257 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Larry Legend is 67 years old today.

  • BLUEJAYWAYBLUEJAYWAY Posts: 7,800 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Pearl was that era's 9/11. Both tragic loss of life.

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  • stevekstevek Posts: 27,442 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @BLUEJAYWAY said:
    Pearl was that era's 9/11. Both tragic loss of life.

    And both planners of the sneak attacks, both got what was coming to them.

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