(BRANDON HANSEN/Managing Editor of the Chewelah Independent)
One thing that always blew my mind was footage of Civil War veterans holding parades during the 1930s and finding out that the last veteran from that war died in the 1950s.
Heck, there are even soldiers who served in both the Civil War and the first World War.
At last Saturday’s 78th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, only one of the three remaining survivors of the USS Arizona attended the event. On Dec. 7, 1941, Japanese aircraft sneak-attacked the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, pulling the nation into World War 2. More