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In May 2004, Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Woody Williams of Ona shows some of his military awards, clockwise from top, the Medal of Honor, a Purple Heart and an Iwo Jima service medal, while holding a flag dedicated to the memory of his brother William Jerald Williams, who served in Europe during World War II and died shortly thereafter. Williams received the Medal of Honor for his actions while serving in the Marines in Iwo Jima.
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.