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Barboursville resident Ted Kirk looks at a photograph in December 1999 that was taken of him when he was 16 years old stationed at Malakole Camp, Hawaii, in November 1941. Kirk had only been in the 251st Coast Artillery Anti Aircraft since August 1941 when he witnessed the Arizona burning at Pearl Harbor from his firing spot on top of a Marine barrack across the bay.
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.