It was 71 years ago Friday that Japan attacked the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor. That attack brought America into World War II, and there are still veterans with us who were in Hawaii that day.
A man who witnessed the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, remembers the raid that drew the U.S. into World War II on Friday.
Gary Wolf was born at West Point and raised in Minneapolis. He was a Navy officer during law school, and after passing the bar he went on an extended active duty for five years.
It was the lack of a homecoming that Walt Fricke remembers most about his return home from Vietnam.
Few people are still alive who don’t need the newsreel footage to remember the attack on Pearl Harbor. For the few remaining survivors, the surprise Japanese attack on that December morning is forever seared in their minds.
It’s been 69 years Tuesday since the Japanese attacked the Pearl Harbor naval base in Hawaii, drawing the United States into World War II.