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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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Lori Wolfe

Lori Wolfe/The Herald-Dispatch In February 2006, Keith and Patricia Harrison of Huntington display a letter that Keith had written to Patricia while aboard an aircraft carrier in the South Pacific in 1946. The two had written 1,600 letters to each other during World War II.