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Dec. 7 Event to Honor Pearl Harbor Survivors

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.
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Four survivors are expected to attend: Dorwin Lamkin, Ed “Russ” Russell, Jess Dunnagan and Jack Carson.

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