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Pearl Harbor Survivor's Story Recalled At Meeting - Brevard, NC


December 21, 2017

Though Pearl Harbor survivor Craig Kirkpatrick wasn’t able to speak at the WNC Military History Museum to commemorate the attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, Joe Parker, the national president of the Blinded Veterans Association, and Ken Corn, a photojournalist for WLOS, spoke about their experiences with Kirkpatrick.

“He joined the Navy before the outbreak of World War II, and he was serving on the U.S.S. Castor, which at the time was anchored in a bay just off from Battle Ship Row, southeast of Pearl Harbor,” Parker said. “They didn’t take a direct hit, and no one on the U....

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