World War 11. List of Lehi's and Henrietta's grandchildren. Lehi, 90 years old. List of stacks. Death of Lehi W. Jones. Picture, Jones family 1947. Picture Lehi's Birthday. Funeral services, Lehi W. Jones, Resolutions of resprct, Bank of Southern Utah. Picture. Lehi W. Jams.
In the late summer of 1939 German armies invaded Poland, plunging Europe, and later the world, into the most terrible war in history. The United States first entered the war by aiding Great Britain and huilding a strong national defense. When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. Hawaii, Dec. 7, 1941, the United States openly declared war on Japan Dec. 8, 1941 and on Germany and Italy Dec. 11, 1941. In a single day, the Japanese attack merged the European and Far Eastern conflicts into one war. The Selective Service law, passed in the autumn of 1940, made about 16,600,000 United States men, between the ages of 21 and 36, subject to military service. The law later extended to other age groups. The war had a great affect on the country, on Cedar City, and on the Jones family. Many of Lehi's grandsons were involved, and everyone at home had to put in more hours and more effort to keep things g o i n . However, every grandson returned in safetv when the war wa5 over, although many of them saw action. The war ended in Europe May 8, 1945 after about five and one-half years, and the war ended in the Pacific Sept. 2, 1945 after the bombing of Japan. Lehi's last grandchild was born in 1943, making a total of 39 grandchildren. They are listed as follows: