Day of Infamy • A Survivor Remembers Pearl Harbor WW2 • 7 Dec 1941

Day of Infamy

December 7, 1941 dawned an ordinary Sunday for now-retired Lt. James “Jim” Downing. He and his wife of five months had invited a few other Sailors to breakfast, and were sitting around the table when they heard explosions. Boom. Boom. Boom. They could see smoke in the distance, across the island of Oahu.