Saturday, December 07, 2013

Sons and Daughters of Pearl Harbor group aims to keep memories alive

It's known as the date "which will live in infamy."

That's how President Franklin Roosevelt referred to Dec. 7, 1941, after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, in which more than 2,400 Americans were killed. The surprise attack brought the United States into World War II.

In 1994, the United States Congress named Dec. 7 as National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. Pearl Harbor Day honors veterans of the attack, those who died, and their families, and marks the battle's historical significance.

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