Pearl Harbor Skull

Workers at Hawaii’s Pearl Harbor recently discovered a skull thought to be that of a Japanese pilot from the 1941 attack that drew the United States into World War II. Researchers say items around the skull — included a bottle of Coca-Cola — date back to the 1940s. One archaeologist says he is 75 percent sure the skull belongs to a 1941 Japanese pilot. This would be the first discovery of Japanese remains at Pearl Harbor since World War II, making it an incredible discovery.


We wrote about Scouts and Pearl Harbor just months after the Japanese attack. Click here to read all about it in our June 1942 issue.


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