U.S. Army Private Richard Schimmel was 19 and
just learning how radar worked when the Japanese attacked
Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. He and some of his Signal
Corps colleagues were the first to know the planes were
coming … but a warning they extended was ignored. Here
their story ... told through his eyes ... 75 years later.
DoD News video by U.S. Navy Petty
Officer 2nd Class Darien Kenney Video edited by USA Patriotism!