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National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, also referred to as Pearl Harbor
Remembrance Day or Pearl Harbor Day, is observed annually in the United
States on December 7, to remember and honor the 2,403 citizens of the United
States who were killed in the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii
The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike by the Imperial
Japanese Navy Air Service against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor,
Hawaii Territory, on the morning of December 7, 1941. The attack, also known as
the Battle of Pearl Harbor, led to the United States' entry into World War II. The
6 days ago ... WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has signed a proclamation declaring
Thursday to be National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. Trump signed the
proclamation at a White House ceremony attended by six veterans of the attack.
They engaged in banter with the president during the event.
6 days ago ... Lt. Jim Downing, 104, one of the oldest living Pearl Harbor survivors, tells TIME
why National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day is so important.
6 days ago ... Last Updated Dec 7, 2017 5:12 PM EST. As six Pearl Harbor veterans stood by
his side, President Trump signed a presidential proclamation from the White
House Thursday recognizing December 7 as National Pearl Harbor
Remembrance Day. One of the survivors of the surpise attack, Michael Ganitch, ...
6 days ago ... Watch CBSN's live coverage of the Pearl Harbor Day ceremony as survivors
gather at the Pearl Harbor memorial to remember those lost in the attacks 76
years ago today. Free live stream from CBS News.
2 days ago ... President Trump appeared with World War II veterans at the White House on
Thursday as he signed a proclamation declaring it national Pearl Harbor
Remembrance Day. (Trump actually slightly mangled that quote from President
Franklin Roosevelt. Roosevelt referred to “a date which will live in infamy.").
Ford Island in Pearl Harbor is seen in this aerial photo taken from a Japanese
plane on December 7, 1941. Early that Sunday morning, a surprise attack at 7:48
a.m. Hawaiian time was carried out by the Imperial Japanese Navy in two waves
- a barrage that lasted two hours and destroyed or crippled 18 U.S. ships, ...
6 days ago ... President Trump signed a proclamation for National Pearl Harbor Remembrance
Day. This has been observed every year since 1994. Watch the president's
Coordinates: 21°22′04″N 157°58′38″W / 21.3679°N 157.9771°W / 21.3679
; -157.9771. Pearl Harbor is a lagoon harbor on the island of Oahu, Hawaii, west
of Honolulu. It has been long visited by the Naval fleet of the United States,
before it was acquired by the U.S. in 1875 with the signing of the Reciprocity
On December 7, 1941, the Japanese surprise attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt dubbed the attack as 'a date which will live in
infamy,' and he couldn't have predicted it better. 76 years later, Americans vividly
remember what happened on that fateful day ...
6 days ago ... (CNN) On Thursday, President Donald Trump signed a proclamation honoring
National Pearl Harbor Day. Flanked by six Pearl Harbor veterans, Trump lauded
the actions of those who fought and died at the US Navy base in Hawaii, which
was attacked by Japanese forces on December 7, 1941.
The Infamy Speech was a speech delivered by United States President Franklin
D. Roosevelt to a Joint Session of the US Congress on December 8, 1941, one
day after the Empire of Japan's attack on the US naval base at Pearl Harbor,
Hawaii and the Japanese declaration of war on the United States and the British
6 days ago ... At the White House's National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day event, a veteran
bursts into song during President Trump's remarks.
Dec 7, 2016 ... Val Lauder recalls the day she heard about the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
"War was nothing new. But it was always somewhere else. Somebody else."