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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Shown here in December 2002, John E. Landers had been in the Navy less than a year when he survived the attack at Pearl Harbor. "Hell yes, I was scared. It was just unbelievable," Landers said. Landers was off duty when the attack occurred and "did anything I could do to help people out."