The U.S. At War: Still More Incredible

Even after the incredible attack on Pearl Harbor nobody dreamed that the West Coast could be in danger from the Japanese coming from 5,500 miles away—any more than anyone dreamed that New York could be in danger from the Germans 3,000 miles off.

Then right after sunset Monday the incredible happened again. San Francisco had a blackout, and the Army announced that two squadrons of 15 enemy planes each from a carrier off the coast had flown inland over California soil near San Jose. One squadron flew south and vanished, the second flew northward past San Francisco and Mare Island.

Just after midnight...

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