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REMEMBERING PEARL HARBOR

Donald Stratton miraculously survived the surprise attack that left 2,400 dead. Now he wants to make sure others never forget what happened on that day
Stratton (in 1940) was at his battle station on the USS Arizona (circled) when the ship was hit by Japanese bombers.

On that deadly morning 75 years ago as bullets and bombs rained down on the USS Arizona from the hundreds of Japanese planes overhead, 19-year-old Donald Stratton could hear the screams of his fellow sailors amid the thunderous explosions. “It’s a memory that keeps coming back

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