Joseph Iscovitz

Joseph Iscovitz was one of the oldest Pearl Harbor survivors, passing away at the age of 103 on July 9, 2019. He was a 25 year old Army Air Corps Sergeant stationed in Honolulu when the Japanese launched a surprise attack on December 7, 1941. He manned a machine gun and fired at the Japanese planes and then helped put up barbed wire on Waikiki Beach. Iscovitz remained in the military until 1958, serving in the Korean War. He was very involved in Pearl Harbor Survivor events and attended the 60th anniversary remembrance in Hawaii.

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