Tuesday, July 17, 2018
One Who Survived Pearl Harbor and One Who Didn't
** Ed Johann joined the Navy at age 17, was at Pearl Harbor and just turned 95. He was on a hospital ship's water taxi when the attack came and spent most of rest of the day rescuing the wounded from the battleships. Lincoln City, Oregon
** W. Francis Roberts was ion the USS Arizona and died that day.There is a new exhibit at the Berman Museum of World History in Anniston, Alabama,and a letter of his to his parents on December 5, on USS Arizona stationery is in it. He was to be temporarily part of the Arizona's crew. He did not survived December 7, 1941.
This museum also has a piece of the USS Arizona, a large metal piece with rivets.