A day to cherish! National Day of Remembrance for Pearl Harbor!

By FactsWow Team

Posted on: 08 Dec, 2022

A surprise raid!

On December 7, 1941, the Japanese military raided the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor. It was killing 2403 U.S. service members and civilians.

Military attack!

In this Japanese military attack, more than 1100 people were injured. It also destroyed aircraft and naval vessels.

War in Japan!

Congress declares war on Japan that leading the U.S. into World War II. December 7, 1941, President Franklin Roosevelt called a date that would live in infamy.

National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day!

Congress in 1994 assigned December 7 as National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day and commemorations held in Hawaii and across the country.

Japanese attack!

During the Japanese attack, three U.S. battleships are hit at Pearl Harbor.

An explosion of the USS Shaw!

On December 7, 1941, the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor photo sailors stood among airplanes at Ford Island Naval Air Station as they watched the explosion.

80th-anniversary Japanese attack!

President Joe Biden and Jill Biden visit the National World War II Memorial. They visited to mark the 80th anniversary of the Japanese attack.

77th-anniversary attack on Pearl Harbor!

Pearl Harbor survivors Jack Holder, a veteran of the U.S. Navy, and Edward Miklavcic, a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Forces, salute during a Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Event.

21-gun salute!

Members of the James E. Marshall Post 187 of the American Legion in Winfield fire a 21-gun salute after a National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day in Charleston.

Thank You!

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