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Pearl Harbor Rememberance Day 2010

Today is commemorated as National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. It is the 69th Anniversary of this event. Let us remember the men and women who sacrificed their lives for the freedom we experience today.

Naval dispatch from the Commander in Chief Pacific (CINCPAC) announcing the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941. (John J. Ballentine Papers)

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, National Archives collection

Visit these sites for historical information about the attack on Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941:
Department of Navy – Naval Historical Center – Pearl Harbor Raid
National Geographic – Remembering Pearl Harbor
The Pearl Harbor Day Page
Wikipedia – Attack on Pearl Harbor

Listen to FDR’s “Day of Infamy” Speech, courtesy of University of Missouri-Kansas City, and see copy of the speech delivered to the Joint Session of Congress on 8 December 1941.

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