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Pearl Harbor Survivors In Lexington Remember 'Day Of Infamy'

Contributor: Christine Winter
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Updated: 12/07/2013 8:16 pm
It was 72 years ago Saturday that the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

The attack caused the United States to enter WWII.

Four Pearl Harbor survivors met for lunch in Lexington to remember the day of infamy.

They talked about what they saw.

Vaughn Drake says, "They warned us that there might be an invasion that night. Told us what the Japanese would be wearing and where they would be coming in on the beacon and everything. So we were all prepared. We had the lights drawn in our tents with our rifles ready in case they should invade. But they didn't, of course."

One veteran told us there are only eleven Pearl Harbor survivors left in Kentucky.
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