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Photo courtesy of Jim Gifford Raymond Cox, originally from, Toler, Ky., was a prisoner of war during World War II. After escaping capture, Cox survived for 11 months in the Italian countryside before rejoining his comrades.

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.

Would you like to add a photo of you World War II veteran to this gallery? E-mail it to online editor Andrea Copley-Smith.