Sixty-nine years ago tonight the air raid sirens wailed across Los Angeles as frightened residents looked to the western skies.
By Dennis Romero
It was nearly three months after Pearl Harbor and the start of World War II for the United States so, needless to say, people on the left coast were rightly scared.
Anti-aircraft artillery filled the skies and those who had bomb shelters went below. But what triggered the wave of fear known as the Battle of Los Angeles?
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