‘You just hope people don’t forget’
Wednesday, December 07, 2011
By Kaitlynn Riely, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Interview of two WWII Veterans to include our own Bob “Bullet” Dailey!
George Priatko, 86, of Plum and other World War II veterans visit “Stars & Stripes: An American Story” at the Heinz History Center on Tuesday. The exhibition runs through June.
He was the son of a man whose hands bore bayonet wounds from the first World War, yet for Tom Wiley, the news he heard over a car radio on Dec. 7, 1941, was inconceivable.
Pearl Harbor, the American naval base in Hawaii, had been attacked by the Japanese and war — a concept he believed had been ended by his father’s generation — was imminent.
Kaitlynn Riely: firstname.lastname@example.org or 412-263-1707.