SLIDESHOW: America remembers Pearl Harbor
Frank Mack says he was running for a hangar right in front of another man.
"I felt a concussion and then I looked back and he was no longer there," he said.
Charlie Boswell still can't shake the image of a severely burned man treading water in the harbor.
"He was just saying, 'Don't touch me. Don't touch me.' They reached down and pulled him up by the arm, and all they came up with was burnt muscle," he said.
George Blake remembers a strange thing that happened on the night of Dec. 7, 1941.
"We had orders to go back to the barracks one at a time and to change our clothes. It was said the Japanese wore blue uniforms and [our] infantry had orders to shoot on site anyone in a blue uniform. Well, we had blue fatigues on at the time," he said.
It's thought that there are perhaps between 6,000 to 8,000 Pearl Harbor survivors alive to this day. You can see some of their stories in the video attached to this story.
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