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Photo courtesy of Patty Smith Perdue Hamlet and Carrie Smith pose outside their home at Shoals during World War II. The five stars in the window represent five of their sons who were in the service at the time.

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.

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