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Pearl Harbor Day – A Family Story

These are the stories of my childhood, and the words of my father…From Pop’s firsthand account of December 7, 1941… “The USS Honolulu started backing out and they dropped this 500 pound bomb thru the deck and it split the seams so she never got out. Some ships got out, I don’t know which ones …

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After the Attack, Sub School, and Submarine War Patrols in the South Pacific…Interview with a Survivor

I interviewed Pop about 25 years ago and asked him questions about December 7, 1941, and about his World War II Experience, especially Submarine War Patrols in the South Pacific. His descriptive, first hand account of the attack on Pearl Harbor…From the moment he realized we were under attack, is chilling. I had heard many …

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Remembering Pearl Harbor – Interview with a Survivor

On the 50th Anniversary of the Attack on Pearl Harbor, 25 years ago…my dad, Marcus G. Klein, Pearl Harbor Survivor, gave his First Hand Account of December 7, 1941, to my wife Janie Klein, and transcribed by my sister, Deborah Klein Smith. “Today is December 7, 1991. Fifty years ago today, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. …

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