Survivors, friends, families remember Hickam Field attacks in 1941
Former U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Durward Swanson reflects during the 75th Commemoration of the Dec. 7, 1941 attack on Hickam Field ceremony Dec. 7, 2016, at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. Swanson was assigned to Hickam Field as a security forces guard. After the attack, he served as a B-17 Flying Fortress crew chief. During the Battle of Midway, his aircraft was hit and crash-landed in the water. Seven of the 10-man crew were killed. Swanson received severe injuries and spent nine months in the hospital. He received the Distinguished Flying Cross, a Purple Heart, and an honorable discharge. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nathan Allen)

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