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Courtesy of Dr. Alan Wild Army Air Corps 2nd Lt. Johnny Dunbar walked out of France during World War II after his plane was shot down by Germans. He wrote a book about his experiences titled "Escape Through the Pyrenees." A Richwood, W.Va., native, he graduated from Marshall University's journalism school and worked as a reporter for the Huntington Advertiser before the war.

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.