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Pvt. Sherfick used his 1903 Springfield to shoot at Pearl Harbor attackers

In U.S. Army Air Corps, World War II on October 7, 2013 at 1:38 am
It was Stan Sherick's job to make sure the machine guns on these P-51 Mustang fighter planes were working properly. He was a member of the 47th Pursuit Squadron in the Pacific during World War II. Photo provided

It was Stan Sherick’s job to make sure the machine guns on these P-51 Mustang fighter planes were working properly. He was a member of the 47th Pursuit Squadron in the Pacific during World War II. Photo provided

When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on Sunday morning, Dec. 7, 1941, Pvt. Stan Sherfick of Punta Gorda, Fla. was playing catch with a buddy at Haleiwa Field on the north side of Oahu Island, where the 47th Pursuit Squadron was based. Read the rest of this entry »

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