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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Army Capt. John MacAdoff of Huntington was a prisoner of the Japanese under horrible conditions during World War II. MacAdoff, a Pennsylvania native, spent time recuperating at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., when it was known as Ashford Military Hospital. That's where he met his future wife, Elsie Lucas. After they married, they settled in Huntington where he owned an Esso gasoline station and worked for General Tire.