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151 WWII veterans are expected to attend event at Pearl Harbor

  • <strong>Frank Emond:</strong>
                                <em>Now 103, the Navy veteran played French horn in the USS Pennsylvania band </em>

    Frank Emond:

    Now 103, the Navy veteran played French horn in the USS Pennsylvania band

  • Frank Emond

    Frank Emond

  • <strong>Jack Holder:</strong>
                                <em>The Navy veteran saw bombs explode on Ford Island on Dec. 7, 1941 </em>

    Jack Holder:

    The Navy veteran saw bombs explode on Ford Island on Dec. 7, 1941

  • Jack Holder

    Jack Holder

  • <strong>Ralph Matsumoto:</strong>
                                <em>The McKinley grad was a civilian witness to the attack and was later drafted into the Army </em>

    Ralph Matsumoto:

    The McKinley grad was a civilian witness to the attack and was later drafted into the Army

  • Ralph Matsumoto

    Ralph Matsumoto

  • <strong>Elsie Rippin:</strong>
                                <em>The 97-year-old was a machinist mate in the WAVES program on the mainland </em>

    Elsie Rippin:

    The 97-year-old was a machinist mate in the WAVES program on the mainland

  • Elsie Rippin

    Elsie Rippin

The Navy said 32 Pearl Harbor survivors and 119 other World War II veterans are expected on Oahu to remember the surprise Dec. 7, 1941, Japanese attack. Read more

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