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Wednesday, October 28, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Book event benefits Honor Flight

When people attend book signings, they’re usually happy to get an author autograph on their book of choice. But on Veteran’s Day, military history buffs will have the rare opportunity to get some special signatures, in addition to an author autograph. The few remaining members of the Pearl Harbor Survivors Lilac City Chapter will be at Auntie’s Bookstore to sign copies of “Radioman: An Eyewitness Account of Pearl Harbor and WWII in the Pacific” by Carol Edgemon Hipperson.

Pearl Harbor survivors embrace teen

When Isaac Liljenberg came across his brother’s collection of videos about World War II, it sparked an interest in him about those who had served “I wanted to meet a World War II vet,” said the 16-year-old. “I wanted to interview some people.”

Survivors of 1941 attack bring history to life at SFCC

The challenge for history teachers has always been to make events of the past come alive to their students. Last week, Spokane Falls Community College instructor Nicole Montgomery received help with that task. As she covered World War II in one of her classes, student Amanda Ruggles mentioned her great uncle, Warren Schott, was a Pearl Harbor survivor, and asked if Montgomery would like him to talk to the class. She agreed and was put in touch with local historian and author Carol Hipperson.