December 7, 1941 . . . Pearl Harbor


The USS Shaw explodes, sending flames and metal into the air.



The USS Arizona burns out of control.



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Stars and Stripes National Tribune, 22-28 November 1993.
A Short History of the Purple Heart by Richard H. Esan, Jr.





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