Listen as these Japanese American civilians and service members remember what life was like at the time of the Pearl Harbor attack, and what they experienced in the months and years that followed.
Witnesses of the Pearl Harbor attack talk about what they saw and experienced on December 7, 1941.
Survivors and witnesses talk about what they saw and experienced on December 7, 1941.
Pearl Harbor Survivor Jack Hammett talks about what he saw on the morning of December 7, 1941.
Rudolph (Rudy) Martinez was a young sailor from San Diego stationed at Pearl Harbor at the time of the December 7, 1941 attack. At just 21 years old, Rudy was killed aboard the USS Utah after it was hit by Japanese torpedoes.
Pearl Harbor Survivors (civilians and service members) talk about what it's like to go on the USS Arizona Memorial.
National Park Service ranger Gary Jackson takes you through the USS Arizona Memorial and explains how USS Arizona sailors are interred into the ship.
Last updated: February 2, 2018
National Park Service
WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument
1845 Wasp Blvd. Bldg. 176