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Why remember Pearl Harbor?

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Dear Editor,
Why remember if we do not learn and change behavior? The Pacific Naval Fleet at Pearl Harbor was attacked by the Japanese to prevent enforcement of oil, metal and other sanctions which would cripple the Japanese economy. The sanctions were in response to Japanese invasion of Manchuria, China, and Indo-Chinese territory.
Japan believed they were entitled to colonies as much as England, France, Belgium, Holland, the U.S., etc. One can question why sanctions were declared against Japan for abusing people in their . . .