Pearl Harbor survivors share their stories of Dec. 7, 1941

Over the last week, we had the honor and privilege of talking with three Pearl Harbor survivors and a Pearl Harbor witness.

Everett Hyland, Alfred “Uncle Al” Rodrigues, Sterling Cale, and Jimmy Lee share their different, and similar, perspectives of the December 7, 1941 attacks.

Watch more of their interviews below as they share their actions of bravery, pain, confusion and awe.

Videos produced by Timothy Lawson.



Megan Moloney

— Megan served at VA from May 2013 to July 2018. She is the daughter, granddaughter and spouse of Army and Navy Veterans who served in World War I, World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan.