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Brothers Merrill Smith, left, of the Marines, Clair Smith of the Air Force and James Smith of the Airforce served in World War II. They are shown here in November 2000.
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.