Gallery: Memories of World War II
Jan. 07, 2009 @ 01:44 PM
The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, ushered the United States into World War II on Dec. 7, 1941. It changed the lives of millions of Americans who put on their country's uniform and went into battle.
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Veteran Louie Torlone holds up a 1946 issue of Life magazine and displays a collection of photos and certificates Dec. 4, 2008, at his home in Huntington. When Pearl Harbor was struck, Louie was a junior at Logan High School. One month after he graduated high school, he joined the Marine Corps. He was 21 when he fought at Iwo Jima.