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Japanese navy veteran recalls Pearl Harbor 75 years on

Navy aircraft mechanic Kuniyoshi Takimoto watched as Japanese planes roared off the aircraft carrier Hiryu to attack Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.

The shock assault 75 years ago Wednesday in Hawaii sparked patriotic celebration in Japan but left Takimoto feeling uneasy.

“I wondered if such a poor country would be all right fighting such a big one,” the former real-estate agent, now 95 and one of the few Japanese participants still alive, told AFP at his home in Osaka… Read more here.

Source: Japan Today

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