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Attack on Pearl Harbor recounted

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- "About 8 a.m. all hell broke loose, people started hollering, 'general quarters, general quarters,' and bombs started dropping."

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As he retells the events of that fateful day in infamy -- Dec. 7, 1941 -- Al Bertus Cory makes it sound as though his experience aboard the USS Tennessee, docked to Fox 6 in Battleship Row, could have taken place just a day or two ago.

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Julie Buntjer
Julie Buntjer joined the Daily Globe newsroom in December 2003, after working more than nine years for weekly newspapers. A native of Worthington and graduate of Worthington High School, then-Worthington Community College and South Dakota State University, she has a bachelor's degree in agriculture journalism. At the Daily Globe, Julie covers the agricultural beat, as well as Nobles County government, watersheds, community news and feature stories. In her spare time, she enjoys needlework (cross-stitch and hardanger embroidery), reading, travel, fishing and spending time with family. Find more of her stories of farm life, family and various other tidbits at www.farmbleat.areavoices.com.
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