“The mothers suffered the most.” I think the fathers suffer equally. It’s hard to imagine that the ones who died were 17 and 18 years old. That’s the age most kids graduate from high school.
Often Americans envision our military as “fighting men” when actually those men are really someone’s son or daughter. When we are chest thumping and calling for blood, it is prudent to remember who really goes in on the front lines.
The survivors are few now. Pearl Harbor is passing into the ages.
Another personal perspective