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Lawmakers honor Pennsylvania Pearl Harbor survivors

Lawmakers honor Pennsylvania Pearl Harbor survivors

He compared the Pearl Harbor attack to 9/11.

"We remember Pearl Harbor by their deeds and their willingness to fight for freedom", she continued.

On that fateful "day of infamy", Pasiak was a 19-year-old Army private stationed at Schofield Barracks on the Hawaiian island of Oahu.

"I had been in the Navy one year and 11 days when they bombed Pearl Harbor on December the 7", Bell said.

Lawmakers and the Naval Supply Systems Command honored three survivors from the Keystone State: Isaac George, Richard Schimmel, and Pat Bonnelli.

"Imagine all the good those men could have done had they lived", said Steve Hloznick, master of ceremonies and a member of the VFW Post 5758 Honor Guard.

The ceremony began with a moment of silence in honor of those who lost their lives. Just remember Pearl Harbor, and go on to victory!'

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The bombing of Pearl Harbor not only marked a turning point in America's role in World War II, but also helped catalyze rampant anti-Japanese sentiment across the country.

Almost half of the American casualties that morning were aboard the U.S.S. Arizona, Jindrich said.

"And again, we'll do it for another seven years, okay?" he said. That part extended past his initial enlistment - past World War II and into Korea, where he turned down a battlefield promotion since it hinged on him remaining in the infantry. "What can I say?"

"Outnumbered and outgunned, they did not hesitate", Trump said. "Along the way, they forged a cultural heritage of resilience that sailors continue to draw upon today". Twice in our lifetime has the long arm of fate reached out across the oceans to bring the United States into the forefront of the battle.

The wreath ceremony followed a 21-gun salute.

Flags across our area are at half-staff on Thursday in honor of the troopers who died at Pearl Harbor.

Of the 66,000 or so military personnel stationed around Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, fewer than 2,000 nationwide are thought to be living. "Bombs that fell from the sky like rain", said Retired Col. Ralph Newman of the U.S. Army, reading Davis' words at a Pearl Harbor memorial on Thursday.