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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In December 2007, Pearl Harbor survivor and Huntington resident Bob Weber describes his first combat experience Dec. 7, 1941, in the attack on Pearl Harbor. Weber served in the Army Coast Artillery harbor defense on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. Weber's post was 60 feet from the edge of Hickam Field, an American air base, and 1,000 feet from the Pearl Harbor channel.