Aircraft Warning Service Volunteer
Directed by Howard Lipin and Luis Cruz
Betty Tenney, 97, was a 21-year-old housewife in San Diego working as a volunteer in the Army Air Corps, Volunteer Aircraft Warning Service, 4th Interceptor Command, when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Filmmaker scheduled to attend.
Howard Lipin has been a staff photojournalist at the San Diego Union-Tribune for more than 30-years, capturing every type of news and sporting event that has shaped San Diego County and Southern California. He is an Emmy award winner, as well as having received numerous other awards for photojournalistic excellence during his career. He was the co-creator of the Internet radio shows, PhotoTalkRadio.com and Shutterbug Magazine Radio, and has made appearances on local television and radio broadcasts.
Howard Lipin and Luis Cruz / Local Film Showcase, WWII, History / USA / 2016 / Documentary / 3 minsPearl Harbor survivor, Mary Lou Mawhiney, 94, remembers December 7, 1941.
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Howard Lipin and Luis Cruz / Local Film Showcase, WWII, History / USA / 2016 / Documentary / 3 minsCommander Ted Essenfeld shares his thoughts about the USS Pearl Harbor and its historical artifacts.
Howard Lipin and Luis Cruz / Local Film Showcase, WWII, History / USA / 2016 / Documentary / 6 minsPearl Harbor survivors speak out about their experiences on December 7, 1941, when the United States was attacked by Japan and consequently thrust into World War II. Stuart Hedley, a crew member on the battleship, USS West Virginia when it was hit, Ray Chavez, the oldest living Pearl Harbor survivor at 105-years-old, was a crew member on the USS Condor, a minesweeper, and the first American ship believed to have made visual contact with a Japanese Naval vessel, Woody Derby, a crew member on the battleship, USS Nevada when it was hit several times, and Gordon Jones, stationed at the Kaneohe Naval Air Station as it was called at the time, tell their stories of December 7, 1941, the date that has lived in infamy.