|Connie's Uncle Joe tells her about the bravest man he ever knew, Sam Saburo. Sam was a Japenese Naval Intelligence Officer who worked with Joe in Pearl Harbor.
Parley Baer, who played Uncle Joe Finneman, was actually a colonel in America's armed forces during World War II. This was one of the few times that AIO featured an actor who lived through the historical event described in the episode.
The flashback story takes place on Dec. 5-7, 1941. At one point, the character Joe Finneman is listening to the radio and hears the song "Laura." This would have been impossible. "Laura" is the title song from a film made not made until three years later in 1944.
Chris quotes President Rooselvelt at the beginning of the episode as saing "Today, Dec 7th, 1941, is a day which will live in infamy."
In actuality he gave that speech the day after the attack, on Dec 8th, so he started with "Yesterday, Dec. 7th..."