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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.

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File photo/The Herald-Dispatch A group of local veterans got the opportunity to make the trip to Washington, D.C., to visit the World War II Memorial in November 2004. Standing, from left, William Bailes, Jess Jenkins, Don Gillette and Albert Baker. Sitting, from left, Phillips Ash, Ed Yeager and Ernest Levisay.