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Page 324 - Yesterday, December 7, 1941— a date which will live in infamy — the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.
Page 77 - O'er the hush'd deep the yellow beam he throws Gilds the green wave, that trembles as it glows. On old /Egina's rock, and Idra's isle, The god of gladness sheds his parting smile; O'er his own regions lingering, loves to shine, Though there his altars are no more divine.
Page 62 - Have left untouched her hoary rock, The keystone of a land, which still, Though fall'n, looks proudly on that hill, The landmark to the double tide That purpling rolls on either side, As if their waters chafed to meet, Yet pause and crouch beneath her feet.
Page 77 - Salamis ! Their azure arches, through the long expanse, More deeply purpled meet his mellowing glance, And tenderest tints along their summits driven Mark his gay course, and own the hues of Heaven ; Till darkly shaded from the land, and deep, Behind his Delphian cliff he sinks to sleep.
Page 13 - Phorcys, the ancient one of the sea, and thereby are two headlands of sheer cliff, which slope to the sea on the haven's side and break the mighty wave that ill winds roll without, but within, the decked ships ride unmoored when once they have reached the place of anchorage.
Page 3 - The isles of Greece, the isles of Greece ! Where burning Sappho loved and sung, Where grew the arts of war and peace, Where Delos rose, and Phoebus sprung ! Eternal summer gilds them yet, But all, except their sun, is set.
Page 135 - There's a large number of planes coming in from the north, three degrees east.
Page 299 - There were 31 ships— six carriers, two battleships, two heavy cruisers, one light cruiser, nine destroyers, three submarines, eight tankers.
Page 116 - The moment has arrived. The rise or fall of our empire is at stake . . ." Everyone who could be spared assembled on deck, and on each ship the message was read to all hands.
Page 104 - America, we will have no hope of winning unless . . . ... the US Fleet in Hawaiian waters can be destroyed.

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