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Cornelia Fort: Eyewitness to Pearl Harbor

  Cornelia Fort was a certified civilian flight instructor who worked for the Andrews Flying Service in Honolulu, a Nashville debutante who had kicked her way into the male dominated world of general aviation. (1) She was only 22 and already an experienced pilot with hundreds of flight hours to her credit. On December 7,…

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Eyewitness to Pearl Harbor

Tomorrow is the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor.  Commemorative posts have already begun to fill the parts of the internet where history buffs hang out.  I suspect that you know the story.  I’m sure you know the historical consequences.  I’m not going to rehash the big picture.  Instead I’d like to share…

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