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Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Japanese Bombers Attack San Francisco in 1941?
The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor caught the United States by surprise — and also resulted in all sorts of wild rumors. On December 8, 1941, for example, the Associated Press reported a large Japanese force of bombers attempted to bomb San Francisco.
There was no foundation to the story — but in the shock that followed Pearl Harbor it seemed plausible to Americans.