Local companies helped war effort on the homefront

By JACK PALMER palmer@crescent-news.com Published:

During the early morning hours of Dec. 7, 1941, the 130 vessels of the U.S. Pacific fleet lay quiet and serene in Pearl Harbor. Sailors were preparing to raise colors, unaware that the worst naval disaster in American history was about to unfold. Today, exactly 63 years later, the country hasnt forgotten what happened.