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Pearl Harbor: New Friends Share Moment in History

Pearl Harbor: New Friends Share Moment in History

Jamestown resident and Pearl Harbor survivor Chester “Ski” Biernacki, 94, was aboard the USS Helena and only 400 yards from Wally Walling during the Japanese attack (see Summer 2014  story, From Pearl Harbor to Kula Gulf: A Survivor’s Story). A

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Pearl Harbor Survivor Wally Walling: Witness to History

Pearl Harbor Survivor Wally Walling: Witness to History

Wally Walling was just 20 when he witnessed the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and its horrific aftermath. Now 95, he is one of few survivors who saw firsthand the toll of that day and of six Pacific invasions that followed.

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