I was 11 years old, and I was at my friend’s house when my father told us that Pearl Harbor had been bombed. We went right home.
After the war was over, when I turned 18, I was drafted to Korea, but I never had to go to Korea. I was in the army for two years.
Ration stamps were issued to the family, then passed to the store when food, gas, etc., was purchased. Just a certain amount of the things could be obtained.