Wednesday was the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. A local resident, Marcella Pittinger, the wife of a soldier, was on the island when the Japanese attack took place. She says she was concerned because she wasn’t sure of her husband’s fate:
Pittinger says after the attack, she and her spouse did not get off the island for several months. The Pearl Harbor attack caused the United States to declare war on Japan the next day, and on German a few days later.