Pearl Harbor Survivors Commemorate 77th Anniversary of Attack

On the morning of December 7, 1941, a Sunday, Japanese bombers flew across Oahu, Hawaii, and began their assault. The attack killed more than 2,300 people, nearly half of them on the battleship USS Arizona. More than 1,100 were injured. After the attack, President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivered a speech before Congress, calling December 7th a…

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Sikorsky S-43 / JRS-1 Baby Clipper at the Udvar Hazy

What a nice surprise to find the only remaining JRS-1 on the planet in front of me.  This particular aircraft was serving in the US Navy at Pearl Harbor and escaped being destroyed by the attack. This type of aircraft flown as the civilian version was known as the S-43, a “Baby Clipper” used by…

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