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John E. Landers holds a commemorative medal in December 2002 for the 50th anniversary of Pearl Harbor given to survivors of the attack. Landers was serving his first year in the Navy when he was stationed at Pearl Harbor and survived the attack.
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.