Pearl Harbor Remembered

On display was the actual front page of the Chicago Daily Times from December 8, 1941.
and being a newspaper gal I can't believe the paper only cost 2 cents back then!

The kiddos got to meet 91 year old Harold Pouyadou who served in the Navy and was station at Pearl Harbor, lucky for him he said the Japanese bomb that landed just feet from him didn't go off!

 There were more than 2400 killed during the attack and 50 of them from Alabama.

 There were more than 90 ships anchored at Pearl Harbor that day, Twenty-one ships of the U.S. Pacific Fleet were sunk or damaged, the loss as great and the end came when the Peace Treaty between the Allies and Japan was signed on the main deck of the USS MISSOURI BB63 on September 2, 1945 in Tokyo Bay.

We were so honored to have met one of the survivors, the 70th Peal Harbor Remembrance Day marked the the last for the national Pearl Harbor Survivors Association but even though it was a final milestone for many veterans who survived the battle on Dec. 7, 1941 we will never forget the soldiers and their families who will stay in our heart forever.  

I hope one day the peas and I can visit to Hawaii and see the USS Arizona.


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