Near Santa Barbara, California, on Monday, February 23, 1942, a Japanese submarine fired 17 shells at an oil refinery, sparking fears of an invasion. See the headline in the San Luis Obispo newspaper above.
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.