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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 World War II veteran John Cremeans discusses his war experiences during a recording session March 25, 2005, at Huntington's American Legion Post 16. Cremeans made the recording for the American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress as part of the Veterans History Project to record and save the memories of World War II veterans.