This day that will live in infamy is now mostly a footnote for history buffs given the far more captivating and divisive partisan discourse.
Nevertheless, it's still important for perspective on an attack that continues to define the world today.
Credit to KMBC for the first local link on the topic, we share a few more favorites for our early morning visitors . . . Here's a link to their work & other resources:
On this day in 1941, more than 2,400 Americans were killed in a surprise military attack on the United States' naval base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii.The attack was carried out by the Japanese Navy Air Service and struck a critical blow against the U.S. Pacific Fleet.President Franklin D.
Snarky Public Radio Story
The massive guns on board the U.S.S. Missouri are a sight-to-see, but it wasn't the ship's weaponry garnering all the attention on a late summer night in 1989. The U.S.S.
December 7th Deets
"December 7, 1941 - a date which will live in infamy," President Franklin D. Roosevelt famously proclaimed. On Saturday, Americans will mark the 78th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. The surprise raid on the major U.S.
Key Point: This revenge plot required a carefully sprung trap. This time, the target wasn't a terrorist. It was the Japanese admiral who planned the Pearl Harbor operation. But the motive was the same: payback for a sneak attack on the United States. In early 1943, Adm.
Greatest Generation Fades
Just 1 of the 3 living Pearl Harbor survivors will be able to attend a ceremony marking the attack's 78th anniversary
Saturday marks the 78th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack, and just one of the three remaining survivors of the USS Arizona will attend the annual ceremony in Hawaii.
Recent Shooting On Site
HONOLULU (AP) - Officials will beef up security as usual for the ceremony to remember those lost in the attack on Pearl Harbor 78 years ago, with service members and dignitaries confronting a fresh tragedy after a U.S. sailor killed two civilians, wounded another and then turned the gun on himself at the storied military base.
Lady Fighter Recollection
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - "It was a Sunday afternoon. In Connecticut, a heavy snow beautiful sunshiny day," said Helen Lattal. Helen remembers the attack on Pearl Harbor. She was 21 years old, living in Connecticut, working for the draft board. She helped men register for the draft and took notes at hearings.
MISSOURI, (Missourinet).- December 7, 1941 is a day that President Franklin D. Roosevelt proclaimed as one which will live in infamy. It was the day that Japanese planes raced over the sky on the U.S. naval base of Pearl Harbor in Hawaii and fired bullets, bombs, and torpedoes.
Special thanks to all vets for their service.