Here’s the information about the Dec. 7 event to commemorate Pearl Harbor and honor the survivors:
PEARL HARBOR SURVIVORS CHAPTER
TO HOLD 68TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT
MISSION, KAN. … The Kansas City Metro Chapter III of the national Pearl Harbor Survivors Association will commemorate the 68th anniversary of the attack with a reception from 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7, at Sylvester Powell Jr. Community Center, 6200 Martway in Mission, Kan. A moment of silence will be observed at 11:55 a.m., the time the bombing began.
The event is free and the public is invited. Refreshments will be provided. The reception will include a brief history presentation, introduction of survivors and displays about the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor that led to U.S. involvement in World War II.
Four survivors are expected to attend: Dorwin Lamkin, Ed “Russ” Russell, Jess Dunnagan and Jack Carson.