In St. Paul on Sunday, December 7, 1941, Dale wrote, “Blizzard at night. Japan bombed Pearl Harbor, Honolulu.” Below: the sunken battleship USS Arizona is clearly seen below its memorial in the harbor.
Hello - I am Stanley Gardner, the only grandson of Jettie Short (above, feeding her farm chickens in 1946) and Williams Gardner. They also had six grand-daughters. This blog is a series of date-related excerpts from Dad's diaries, with selected photos or other visual aids.