View Full Version : there will be flags today... it's Pearl Harbor Day

Phillip Allen
12-07-2012, 07:26 AM
long ago and far away...

Bob Adams
12-07-2012, 08:26 AM
Sorry, I didn't see this before I started mine.

Phillip Allen
12-07-2012, 08:33 AM
I remember the town getting really tricked out back in 1970/1971...

Phillip Allen
12-07-2012, 08:48 AM
I was there a short 25 years after that war ended... at the time, I thought WWII had happened long ago. Now it's been over 40 years since I was there myself.
There was lots of evidence of the fight around... bullet holes (pock marks really) and still mangled pieces of metal on kFord Island... when I landed for a short time at Wake Island, there were rows of wrecked aircraft linning the runway. I once found a bazooka shell in about 20 feet of water off the main drag in Honolul... I brought it to the surface then decided it might be very dangerous and dove down and buried it in the sand again... it didn't occure to me to call it to the attention of authorities... I can only claim youth as an excuse.

I wonder what those areas looks like today?

Phillip Allen
12-07-2012, 11:14 PM
wow, then... happy Pearl Harbor day

I was all over town today and asked many people about what day it is... one eye doctor knew