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Pearl Harbor Attack

Dec 7, 1941, A Date That Will Live in Infamy

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    On the morning of December 7, 1941, the Japanese launched a surprise air attack on the U.S. Naval Base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. After just two hours of bombing, more than 2,400 Americans were dead, 21 ships* had either been sunk or damaged, and more than 188 U.S. aircraft destroyed. Source: Jennifer Rosenberg, About.com Guide
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    Battleship Row torpedo attack. Photo: WikiMedia Commons
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    Photo: WikiMedia Commons
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    Photo: WikiMedia Commons
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    Photo: WikiMedia Commons
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    Photo: WikiMedia Commons
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    Photo: WikiMedia Commons
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    Photo: STF/AFP/Getty Images
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    Photo: WikiMedia Commons
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    Photo: WikiMedia Commons
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    Photo: STF/AFP/Getty Images
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    Photo: WikiMedia Commons
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    Photo: Getty Images
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    Photo: National Archives-Getty Images.
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    Photo: Getty Images
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    Photo: U.S. Navy-Getty Images
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    Photo: WikiMedia Commons
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    Photo: WikiMedia Commons
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    Photo: WikiMedia Commons
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    Photo: WikiMedia Commons
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    Photo: WikiMedia Commons
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    Photo: AFP
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    Photo: George F. Lee-AFP
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    MU2 Bryan Parmann plays Taps in front of the USS Arizona Memorial
    Photo: Getty Images
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    Photo: WikiMedia Commons
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    Photo: J. DAVID AKE/AFP/Getty Images
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