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5778.3 #14 DL Qual #6 12-7-10 9:14AM
Good morning! This day in Disney history Dec 7th, 1941. Walt hears over the radio news about the Japanese sneak attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. He receives a phone call from his studio manager telling him that army troops are moving onto THEIR Burbank lot! The troops are going to provide an anti-aircraft installation to protect the nearby Lockheed factory! (This company manufactures airplanes for the armed forces). Talk about an interesting day!
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I always look forward to reading your fact posts too, so keep um coming!  - Dahulagirl   1054.9 #145 12-7-10 9:40AM Like(2)  Reply
Oh how I miss you in the lounge Miss Dahulagirl! - Duchess_SMK  5778.3 #14 12-7-12 1:38PM
I miss her too 😔 - Linzee  896.6 #174 12-7-12 1:45PM
Twice I have visited the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor. The first time was when I was in the Navy. It is important to remember the men and women who lost their lives that day. Such a sad moment in history that propelled the United States into World War II. - ScooterMike   1961.7 #62 12-7-12 2:20PM Like(2)  Reply
That is amazing! Thank you to all our service men and women as we remember that day. - MrsSchnooks   2833.0 #37 12-7-12 2:52PM Like(1)  Reply
My Grandpa served in WWII - ShariRenee  4545.6 #19 12-7-12 5:47PM
YES! Thank you to all the brave service men and women! God bless the USA! - Duchess_SMK  5778.3 #14 12-7-12 6:19PM
whoa!! cool fact!! never knew Disney had a brush with the armed forces!! - lindsayboo   66.8 #3960 12-7-10 9:18AM Like  Reply
The planes flew over my grandparents house in Hawaii - Dahulagirl   1054.9 #145 12-7-10 9:19AM Like  Reply
Dahulagirl!!!!!! - bluefairy  643.3 #261 12-7-12 2:06PM
SMK!!! How you been girl! Been missing your This day in Disney facts! - WickedWench   576.5 #305 12-7-10 9:21AM Like  Reply
@WickedWenchive been good! Just super busy with life and planning for the new baby. It's nice to know I was missed! Thanks you! ((hugs)) you SPANKED me in our fantasy football last week!  - Duchess_SMK   5778.3 #14 12-7-10 9:34AM Like  Reply
Please forgive me if this is too personal, are you having another mini ? - RadiatorSprings4Ever  900.3 #172 12-7-12 5:26PM
No ma'am. If you notice the date, 12/7/10. I was getting ready for littlest sweet, who came into the world on 6/7/11. 😘 - Duchess_SMK  5778.3 #14 12-7-12 6:11PM
😂😂😂I would have never noticed the date. I am lucky if I know what day it is. - RadiatorSprings4Ever  900.3 #172 12-7-12 6:21PM
😂😂😂 I'm with on that one! Are you a stay at home mom too? Your minis are so cute! Hope to see you at the park again soon! - Duchess_SMK  5778.3 #14 12-7-12 6:24PM
Yes, you pegged it. I am a stay at home mom. Hope to run into to you as well. As crazy as my boys are, they are actually pretty good with the little ones. They have 4 girl cousins under the age of 6. - RadiatorSprings4Ever  900.3 #172 12-7-12 7:31PM
 WickedWenchive now that's interesting auto correct!!! - Duchess_SMK   5778.3 #14 12-7-10 9:37AM Like  Reply
Recently went to Pearl Harbor this year and it is just totally surreal to see that place and imaginging all that destruction going on. And being able to see the sunken battleship was eye opening too. - DHARMAmouse   12.5 #8290 12-7-10 9:41AM Like  Reply
SMK!!!! Yes that auto correct is funny! I got spanked by John the previous week too! - WickedWench   576.5 #305 12-7-10 9:44AM Like  Reply
Thanks for that info. Love reading these lil bits of info. - MRINFINITI   5.2 #15628 12-7-12 1:40PM Like  Reply
So happy to share my daily readings. I'm glad you enjoy them! Thank YOU! - Duchess_SMK  5778.3 #14 12-7-12 2:15PM
Keep them coming. After readin them I goand share with everyone I know. Lol thanks - MRINFINITI  5.2 #15628 12-9-12 12:56AM
Thank you. I was thinking about Pearl Harbor this morning and wondered if there was a Disney connection. - RadiatorSprings4Ever   900.3 #172 12-7-12 1:50PM Like  Reply
It is a very important day to remember! Interesting to read how Disney was involved! - Duchess_SMK  5778.3 #14 12-7-12 4:21PM
Woah interesting, thanks for the history lesson of the day hehe :) - LuvsMimisHouse   515.6 #356 12-7-12 1:54PM Like  Reply
What a scary time. I would hate to have to go through that. Thank you SMK for the reminder of how significant this day is. - IMissDisney   1205.4 #117 12-7-12 2:03PM Like  Reply
😘 - Duchess_SMK  5778.3 #14 12-7-12 7:51PM
We visited pearl harbor this summer when we went to Aulani. It was amazing how peaceful it was with how many people were there. - DisneyVacationLover   444.4 #430 12-7-12 2:42PM Like  Reply
It's a very surreal experience, I went a few years back. It's totally heartbreaking but I agree it was also very peaceful. - Queenof2princesses  259.5 #1146 12-7-12 4:38PM
This is a cool story I never heard. And I work for Lockheed! - philliprocks   903.2 #171 12-7-12 5:30PM Like  Reply
Wow, I never knew this. That must have been so surreal to get that phone call. - MinnieMousewife   770.6 #206 12-7-12 6:26PM Like  Reply
Ok lady did we run out of history we are resorting to 2010?? Flashback status!!!! Great info as I was not around in 2010 so it's all new to me!! Love ya! 😘 - CourtyAstroBlisters   678.7 #245 12-7-12 6:26PM Like  Reply
Someone noticed! 😂 I just figured, it was an important day and worth bumping rather then reposting. Plus I really liked seeing Dahulagirls name in the lounge. Call me sentimental. 😊 - Duchess_SMK  5778.3 #14 12-7-12 6:32PM
Thanks for the history lesson. Very Cool! - TangledsDad   232.0 #1463 12-7-12 6:29PM Like  Reply
sneaky,although a sad momentin american history everyone joined in the effort as well as all the animation studios at that time. even the fab five joined the arm forces but doanld duck was the most popular animated toon for joining the armed forces . the others had their stories printed in the funnies and commic books. - pikarich   3114.4 #34 12-7-12 7:47PM Like  Reply
Very cool information....thanks - pinksally   8.4 #10569 12-7-12 9:30PM Like  Reply
Really cool information. Never knew that. - mpgonzales1991   189.6 #2003 5-12-13 8:16PM Like  Reply
Wow reminds me being back in my history class! I did not know about that thanks! - Goofy24   174.0 #2204 5-12-13 8:23PM Like  Reply
Wow another random bump - E-Ticket   1189.0 #120 5-12-13 8:26PM Like  Reply