The Surgeon Who Did Not Want the Medal of Honor
Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.
General George S. Patton, Jr.
David Taft was a young boy at the movies in Ames, Iowa with his father and brother John watching "Sergeant York" when the bombing of Pearl Harbor took place on 7 December 1941. He vividly remembers the distress and anger that emanated from his father's reaction to the unprovoked attack.