HICKAM AIR FORCE BASE, Hawaii (AFPN) -- Members of the 15th Airlift Wing today commemorated the 64th anniversary of the Dec. 7, 1941 surprise Japanese attack here. The base held a ceremony at the base flagpole to honor the attack on then-Hickam Field, which left 189 dead and 303 wounded. The dining hall in what is now the Pacific Air Force headquarter's building, took a direct hit from a 500-pound bomb, instantly killing 35 men.
U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Shane A. Cuomo
October 18, 2012
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