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On December 7, 1941, the Empire of Japan bombed Pearl Harbor Naval Base, Hawaii.

On December 8, President Roosevelt delivered the "Day of Infamy" speech; 81 percent of the nation listened on radio.

Within an hour, the United States Congress…

SSgt William Voght served in the US Army from 1942-1944 in the Pacific where he flew 59 combat missions as a gunner on B-24s. By the end of the war, he had earned the Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal and Southwest Pacific campaign ribbon with…