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  • 90 Year Old World War Two Vet Remembers Pearl Harbor

    December 7, 2011 6:53 PM

    Rene Broussard was twenty and working in a nursery on Avery Island, when news hit the airwaves that Pearl Harbor was being ruthlessly bombed. He said, "we just heard Pearl Harbor had been bombed by the Japanese. We didn't know what that was. It was the same thing with... more »
  • World War II Vets Visit D.C. Part 3: A Marine's Personal Journey

    May 30, 2011 7:39 PM

    Every year fewer and fewer World War Two veterans celebrate Memorial Day. For one Acadiana Marine, this was his last chance to pay his respects to a memorial in Washington D.C. that is very personal to him. This Memorial Day weekend was bittersweet for World War Two veteran Earl... more »
  • WWII Vets Document War Experiences in Lafayette

    July 20, 2010 5:06 PM

    Norris Gwin was just 18 years old when he experienced real fear, the kind only those going off to war can experience. "You're on the end of that ship and you're watching the U.S. go away from you and you sort of wonder if you're gonna get back or not,"... more »
  • Pearl Harbor Veteran Tells His Story

    December 7, 2009 2:29 PM

    Pearl Harbor was attacked 68 years ago years ago, beginning the U.S. engagement in World War II. Although the Japanese bombers are long gone, the memories remain for the handful of survivors that are still with us today. Four surviving veterans are here in Acadiana: Douglas Harper, Joe... more »

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