NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Saturday marks the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl harbor.
Two survivors — one from New York, another from New Jersey — recall the events of Dec. 7, 1941. 1010 WINS reporter John Montone talked to 100-year-old Lewis Kaplan, of West Orange, N.J.
— Lewis Kaplan —
Kaplan was an army private in Honolulu on Dec. 7, 1941. He was serving as an anti-aircraft gunner and recalled a quiet Sunday morning watching what he thought were U.S. military aircraft flying overhead but then spotting smoke rising from Pearl Harbor, Montone reported.