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True-life story of survival

AUBURN JOURNAL PHOTO A showing of the World War II story of survival “Unbroken” at Auburn’s State Theatre provides an opportunity for a pre-Memorial Day talk on ...

The year 1941 brought World War II to Auburn

World War II came to Auburn just two days after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. That’s when men of the Army infantry were rushed here from a camp in Louisiana to protect th ...

Time marches on but Pearl Harbor remembrance undimmed

Remember Pearl Harbor? As the years add up after Dec. 7, 1941, and memories of the surprise attack by Japanese planes on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii dim with the loss of more of America& ...

Reader Input: US sacrificed mightily in World War II

I was 11 years old when Pearl Harbor was attacked – Dec. 7, 1941. My thoughts are imbedded in me on what our United States troops went through in the Pacific and then in Eu ...

Reader Input: US involvement in Syria a tough call

I am still on the fence when it comes to whether the United States should get involved in Syria’s civil war. One side says that the rebels gassed their own people and other ...

Reader Input: Pearl Harbor, Obama link

In today’s Auburn Journal I found no mention of Dec. 7, “the day that will live in infamy!” Why? Either your writers and editors are too young, or they flunked ...

Reader Input: Remember Pearl Harbor

I was really surprised to see nothing in your paper about Pearl Harbor day! I realize there is no one there old enough to remember that day. Someone must have a father or grandfath ...

Reader Input: Journal should be ashamed

What has this country come to that on one of the greatest events in American history, Dec. 7, this newspaper does not mention on the front page, what happened 71 years ago in 1941? ...

Pearl Harbor remembered on 71st anniversary

  PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — More than 2,000 people at Pearl Harbor and many more around the country are marking the 71st anniversary of the Japanese attack that ki ...

Homefront memories of Day of Infamy remain vivid for Auburn woman

Martha Fancher’s memories of the day 68 years ago that Pearl Harbor was attacked are crystal clear. A quiet Sunday morning in Pittsburg, getting ready for company coming for din ...