A new attack on Pearl Harbor, 80 years since Japan struck on Dec. 7, 1941, is not that far-fetched and could come from new adversaries.
Five months ago Japanese defense official Yasuhide Nakayama warned of a potential surprise attack on Hawaii from Russia or China, while stressing tensions regarding Taiwan.
In September, China released a video showing a nuclear-capable simulated attack on what appeared to be Guam. (See video below)
Both Russia and China have pushed ahead of the U.S. in hypersonic missile technology, which has defense officials worried.
Newspaper courtesy The Courier Journal on Nov. 16, 1945.
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