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Battleship Row Pearl Harbor 1941
Battleship Row Pearl Harbor 1941
Battleship Row Pearl Harbor 1941
Battleship Row Pearl Harbor 1941
Battleship Row Pearl Harbor 1941
Battleship Row Pearl Harbor 1941
Battleship Row Pearl Harbor 1941
Battleship Row Pearl Harbor 1941

Remembering Jerry Angelich on Pearl Harbor Day

December 7, 2016 marks the 75th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. In honor of this anniversary, I'd like to remember one of the heroes of that day. Sources differ as to where he was born. Some reports state that he was born in the gritty southern California harbor town of Wilmington, on March 1, 1916. His Army enlistment records indicate that he was born in Butte, Montana. Regardless of his birthplace, his early life was spent in Anaconda, Montana, where his father,...