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Bike Couriers Delivered News of Pearl Harbor in 1941

From Cyclelicio.us:

Bike couriers delivered the news of the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor 70 years ago today.

The caption for this photo says these bike messengers scrambled from the White House after learning of the attack on Pearl Harbor the evening of December 7, 1941, presumably to deliver the facts to the news outlets of the day.

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2 Comments

  1. Richard MasonerDecember 7, 2011 at 2:24 pm

    “Tweets” back in the day.

    Thx for the link love.

  2. StephenDecember 7, 2011 at 7:46 pm

    That must have been one hell of a message to deliver.

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