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Survivor Interviews — Pearl Harbor

Remembering Pearl Harbor, 76 years later Governor orders flags lowered for Pearl Harbor Day
Eleena Tovar | 08 Diciembre, 2017, 00:20

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 on December 7, 1941.

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The message had a much deeper and darker meaning; it informed the ambassador that Japanese forces were about to attack Pearl Harbor. They engaged in banter with the president during the event.

Both President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump made small errors on tweets commemorating the attack on Pearl Harbor. Over the next four years, Americans endured a long, bloody slog. More than 300 aircraft and 19 Navy ships, including eight battleships, were damaged or destroyed.

In his speech marking the attack on Pearl Harbor, FDR spoke of "a date which will live in infamy".

The National Park Service operates the memorial, part of the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument.

The ceremony included the playing of Taps and a flyover of military jets.