Although the number of Pearl Harbor survivors continues to dwindle with each year, the effects of time taking effect on the Greatest Generation of America—the men and women who fought through and survived the World War II era.
In contrast, another Pearl Harbor organization continues to grow in membership. The Sons and Daughters of Pearl Harbor Survivors (SDPHS) is a group of individuals who are direct descendants of Pearl Harbor survivors.
SDPHS defines membership as follows:
“Must be the son or daughter, the step-son or step-daughter, the adopted son or daughter, or the nephew or niece of a member of the United States Armed Forces stationed on the Island of Oahu or within three (3) miles offshore on December 7, 1941 at the exact time of the attack, 7:55 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Membership eligibility is extended to all the direct (blood line) descendants (grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-nephews, great-nieces).”