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Pearl Harbor Anniversary Documentary to Air on KOCT

Oceanside CA— In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, KOCT will replay its one-hour documentary ‘So That None Will Forget’. This program was recorded in 1991 when numerous Pearl Harbor veterans came to Oceanside to mark the 50th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

The program features the remembrances and reflections of fifteen survivors of the attack that President Roosevelt called “the day that will live in infamy”.

The program was produced by KOCT’s Matt Beck and Program Host, Brian Graham and features the camerawork of Angel Soto and Kim Rettberg.

The viewer will hear from WWII veterans like Francis Parkinson who was aboard the Oklahoma when it was attacked. His brother was also on the ship and was pushed out of a porthole to safety by a Petty Officer who died after his heroic sacrifice.

This documentary also features interviews with Ralph J Hornbrook, Bob Sullivan, Gerald Glaubitz, John Leahy, Kenneth Creese, James Evans, Marvin Zigler, Clement Doyle, Clarence Heidmann, William Aupperlee, Pierre Koby, Darrell Kamery, Paul Gallagher and Percy Lee Spicer.

Many of the stories told are not widely known. One survivor acknowledged seeing a Japanese fighter flying overhead on December 6, one day before the attack on Pearl Harbor. Pierre Koby, we said his base was attacked at least 10 minutes before the attack on Pearl Harbor began.

KOCT, will also air a NewsBrief recorded in 2007 which shows a Pearl Harbor Memorial being dedicated at the small Oceanside fishing pier at the harbor. Oceanside’s mayor, Dick Lyon acknowledged the elderly Pearl Harbor survivors who attended the event. Lloyd Prosser the son of a Pearl Harbor survivor also spoke. That NewsBrief can also be seen below.

The schedule for KOCT Pearl Harbor programs:
Channel 19

Wednesday, December 7

So None will Forget
7:00 AM, 2:00 PM, 9:30 PM

NewsBrief – Pearl Harbor
8:00AM and 11:00 PM

Thursday, December 8

So None will Forget
7:00 PM, 11:00 PM

Friday, December 9

So None will Forget
2:00PM

Saturday, December 10

So None will Forget
7:00 PM

NewsBrief – Pearl Harbor
4:30 PM

Sunday, December 11

Some None will Forget
7:30 AM

NewsBrief-Pearl Harbor
4:30PM