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  Have you pulled up to a traffic light that turns blue? Millions of people have. Would you know what to do? When the light turns blue, you go. The only place that has blue traffic lights is in Japan and how they went with blue is an interesting story. Long ago the Japanese only …

On the morning of December 7, 1941, Japanese planes, launched from aircraft carriers, attacked the American fleet at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, sinking or heavily damaging 18 ships (including eight battleships), destroying 188 planes, and leaving over 2,000 servicemen killed. The next day, President Franklin D. Roosevelt denounced this “day of infamy” before Congress, from …