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Re: the Revell instructions for the ARIZONA kit , when I was 12 or so ..
Since we are the topic of ARIZONA, when I was very young, I remember seeing the model kit in a department store window when it was first released. I was on my way to see the new movie "Bridge on the River Kwai" but I only had enough money in my pocket to do one of two choices, buy the AZ kit or see the movie. I went to see the movie (got the AZ kit a week or so later). I lived in Tucson, AZ at the time. Years later (after reading the book) I was very disappointed that the Kwai movie was good, but just another hodge-podge of Hollywood gobbeldy-gook. Another disappointment like the movie "The Caine Mutiny." I had read that book (more than once) and should have left it at that.
Ditto for me. I believed the fantasy that a bomb went down her stack. I mean, like everyone was saying that!
..reading the narrative on the page where I first learned of Pearl Harbor EVER ... it said the ZONA took a direct hit right down the stack !! causing the explosion . Stayed with me for years....
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