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Navy identifies remains of Detroit man killed during Pearl Harbor attack

Posted at 3:11 PM, Feb 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-14 15:11:35-05

The Navy has identified the remains of a Detroit man who was killed during the Pearl Harbor attack.

Navy Seaman 1st Class Edward Wasielewski was only 21 years old.

On Dec. 7, 1941, he was assigned to the battleship USS Oklahoma. The ship was struck by several torpedos and capsized.

Wasielewski was one of 429 crewmen who died in the attack.

The Detroit native will be buried on February 21 in San Diego.

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