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December 7, 1941, the date that lives in infamy will be memorialized 72 years later, when veterans of WWII, including one who was at Pearl Harbor on that fateful day. Jack Fickle has been invited to throw a wreath into the water from the deck of the USS Cod, to honor the memory of the 2,402 American military personnel who lost their lives in the attack.
Paul Farace, Director of the USS Cod Memorial, is a World War Two historian as well as caretaker of the submarine. In this interview, he explains how the Cod wound up in Cleveland, and tells a story of seeming supernatural intervention during one Pearl Harbor ceremony.