78 years ago, December 7th 1941 the world would change. The surprise raid on the major U.S. Navy base near Honolulu killed more than 2,400 Americans and, in short, brought the United States into World War II.
According to the National Park Service, Congress designated Dec. 7 as National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day in August 1994. Remembrance events are held every year at the Pearl Harbor National Memorial.
If you click below you can immerse yourself in the history and events that occurred 78 years ago on the attack at Pearl Harbor.
“Yesterday, December 7th, 1941…a date that will live in infamy.”
Former President Franklin D. Roosevelt