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Japanese carrier pilots receiving instructions before attacking Pearl Harbor, Dec 1941

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Photos on Same Day 6 Dec 1941
Photos at Same Place Pacific Ocean
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 21 Aug 2011

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1. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
3 Jul 2012 03:26:40 PM


Last minute instructions. Still comes from a Japanese newsreel, taken on Dec. 7, 1941 footage was later captured by the US.
The newsreel was later released by the War Department to the US media/newsreels during WWII.

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