Army Engineers fought and lived through the attack on Pearl Harbor
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Col. Albert K.B. Lyman, a native Hawaiian who was later the first ethnic Hawaiian to attain the rank of general or admiral in the U.S. Armed Forces, was the Army's Hawaiian Department Engineer during the attack on Pearl Harbor. He commanded the 34th Engineer Combat Regiment, the 804th Engineer Aviation Battalion, plus the 3rd Engineer Combat Battalion of the 25th Infantry Division; and worked on building anti-aircraft gun sites and bomb-proofing bunkers and coastal fortifications.
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