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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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File photo/The Herald-Dispatch American Legion Post 47 commander Detroit Lewis, right, and fellow post member Jack Forte salute the American flag during the playing of the national anthem during the Pearl Harbor memorial ceremony at Harris Riverfront Park in December 2000.