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7 real-life heroes you’ve never heard of from the Pearl Harbor attack 77 years ago

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  The attack on Pearl Harbor, which catapulted the US into World
  War II, happened 77 years ago on Friday. 

  The Japanese attack on the US naval base at Pearl Harbor in
  Hawaii killed more than 2,400 American sailors and civilians and
  wounded 1,000 more. 

  Japanese fighter planes also destroyed or damaged almost 20 naval
  ships during the attack. 

  But the US sailors and civilians didn't standby without putting
  up a fight. 

  Here are 7 Pearl Harbor heroes you've never heard about.

The attack on Pearl Harbor, which catapulted the US into World War II, happened 77 years ago on Friday.

The Japanese attack on the US naval base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii killed more than 2,400 American sailors and civilians and wounded 1,000 more.

Japanese fighter planes also destroyed or damaged almost 20 naval ships during the attack.

But the US sailors and civilians didn't standby without putting up a fight.

Here are 7 Pearl Harbor heroes you've never heard about.

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