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Pearl Harbor shaped Hammond man's life

Pearl Harbor shaped Hammond man's life

Although John J. Latko rarely spoke about the events he witnessed at Pearl Harbor in the first 50 years after it happened, the experience shaped who he was and decisions he made.

December 21, 2013 8:17 pm Photos

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Pearl Harbor shaped Hammond man's life

Pearl Harbor shaped Hammond man's life

John Latko

December 21, 2013 12:00 am

Pearl Harbor survivors lost on eve of 70th anniversary

The research to write stories about the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor inadvertently became a race against time.

December 03, 2011 7:20 pm
Local Pearl Harbor survivors recall infamous day

Local Pearl Harbor survivors recall infamous day

They were members of what one day would be called America's Greatest Generation. But on the day Japanese bombers launched a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, they were just young men and boys caught in a pivotal moment in American history.

December 03, 2011 7:00 pm Photos

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Area residents remember two dates that live in infamy

Area residents remember two dates that live in infamy

Dec. 7, 1941, and Sept. 11, 2001, are days that changed America. Some local residents have the distinction of living through both.

September 06, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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