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Defending the Fleet

Hollywood has made the entire planet aware of the heroics of Lieutenants George Welch and Ken Taylor as they scrambled to get their P-40s into the air at a moment’s notice. All across Oahu, however, other pilots were also doing their best to react to an attack that caught them completely off guard. These are some of their stories. In 1941, the U.S. Army Air Force was tasked with the defense of the Hawaii-based Pacific...


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