Sixty years ago, America found herself thrust into World War II when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. John Baskette was there that day and shared some of his memories with Missourinet reporter John Davis. Baskette, a resident of Hollister, Missouri, is in Honolulu for a reunion of Pearl Harbor survivors. He describes what he saw that fateful day, how it spurred him on in the fight, and what the events of 60 years past mean to America today as we recover form the events of September 11th. His story begins with how he found himself at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on a sunny, Sunday morning half a world away from his boyhood home of St. Louis.
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