25th INFANTRY DIVISION ASSOCIATION
JAPANESE ATTACK ON
7 DECEMBER 1941
Present Address: ____________________________________________________.
Telephone Number: __________________. E Mail Address: ___________________.
Date assigned to the 25th Infantry Division: __________________.
Were you previously assigned to the Hawaiian Division: Yes/No.
If yes, what unit were you with and the dates served: ________________________.
If no, what was your previous assignment: _________________________________.
What 25th Div. unit (company/battalion/ regiment) were you assigned to on 7 December 1941: ________________________________________________.
What was your rank? __________? What was your job title? ___________________.
Were you on post at Schofield Barracks during the attack? Yes/No.
What were you doing when the Japanese attacked? ___________________________.
Did your unit area receive fire from Japanese aircraft? Yes/No.
Did your unit suffer casualties? Yes/No. (KIA ___, WIA ____)
If yes explain circumstances. _______________________________________________________________________.
Did your unit area sustain physical damage from the Japanese attack? Yes/No.
If yes please describe_____________________________________________________.
What orders did you give or receive during the attack? _______________________________________________________________________
Were you issued your weapon? Yes/No. Were you issued live ammunition? Yes/No.
Did you or any other member of your unit fire at the attacking aircraft? Yes/No
If yes please describe if the firing was organized or done by individuals and how many personnel engaged the enemy aircraft. ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________.
Did you witness any Japanese aircraft shot down by ground fire? Yes/No
If yes, please describe the circumstances____________________________________
Describe other individual and unit reactions during the attack __________________
How soon after the attack ended did your unit depart Schofield Barracks for its defensive field position? _______________________________________________________________.
Additional Comments. Please recount any other details or aspects of the attack and the subsequent defense of Oahu you experienced or witnessed that you wish to relate. If you also served in the Guadalcanal, Northern Solomons or Luzon campaigns and wish to share aspects of your experiences in those campaigns you are encouraged to do so. Please add as many additional pages as necessary.
Please mail to:
25th Infantry Division Association
PO Box 7