25 Jun '16, 4pm

'We're really comrades:' 3 Pearl Harbor survivors from Neb. share memories

'We're really comrades:' 3 Pearl Harbor survivors from Neb. share memories

Merrick County Veterans Service Officer Gary Berry, left, presents the last three Pearl Harbor survivors in Nebraska - from left, Earl Brandes of Central City, Lawrence Osterbuhr of Hildreth and Ed Guthrie of Omaha - with proclamations and commemorative medallions from the USS Arizona in Hawaii at the Heartland Veterans Memorial in Central City, Neb., on June 22, 2016. Rebecca S. Gratz/The Omaha World-Herald/AP CENTRAL CITY, Neb. — History placed Nebraskans Earl Brandes, Ed Guthrie and Lawrence Osterbuhr in Honolulu on that infamous date in 1941 when Japanese planes laid waste to the Navy's battleship row at Pearl Harbor. Nearly 75 years later, history reunited the three men Wednesday back in their home state: Brandes, 95, of Central City; Guthrie, 97, of Omaha; and Osterbuhr, 96, of Hildreth. They were longtime members of the Nebraska Chapter of the Pearl Harbor Survivors...

Full article: http://www.stripes.com/news/veterans/we-re-really-comrade...

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