A Nurse with a Gun

Wednesday, December 07, 2005

What Have We Lost.

  • December 7, 1941. It was a day that has not been forgotten. It has indeed lived in infamy. It's meaning was not misunderstood. The loss has never been perverted for political gain.
    The December 7, 1941 casualty list was:
    PERSONNEL KILLED
    Navy 2001
    Marine Corps 109
    Army 231
    Civilian 54
    PERSONNEL WOUNDED
    Navy 710
    Marine Corps 69
    Army 364
    Civilian 35
    SHIPS
    Sunk or beached 12
    Damaged 9
    AIRCRAFT
    Destroyed 164
    Damaged 159

    September 11, 2001. It was a day that has not been forgotten. Or has it?
    The September 11, 2001 casualty list was:
    Number of fatalities World Trade Center Towers---2,595
    Flight 11---92
    Flight 17---65
    Pentagon Building---125
    Flight 77---64
    Shanksville Flight 93---45
    Total 2,986

    What have we lost? We have lost ourselves.

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