Lest We Forget

Local author signs Pearl Harbor survivor bio

Seventeen years ago, Jan Carol Duncan humbly started writing a book about her father Pat Perry Duncan, as a tribute to his remarkable life and times, and to honor him as husband and father, and a man who served his country. He was the bugle boy on board of the U.S.S. Raleigh – the first ship hit - when the Japanese aircraft started their bombing raid. Pat survived and went on to serve his country throughout World War II.

Like many survivors, Pat was haunted by the events and all the casualties. According to Jan, reunions with his fellow survivors over the years helped Pat open up about his war experiences.

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