Pearl Harbor, Never Forget, as today is 77 yrs since it happened.

Today is 77 years since the Pearl Harbor Infamy Occurred.

 

en.wikipedia/org/…/Attack_on_Pearl_Harbor

gives many descriptions of the Attack on Pearl Harbor that happened 77 years ago today. It was a surprise military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service against the United States Naval Base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii that morning. It was called the Battle of Pearl Harbor that lead the US to go to World War too. It was labeled as Hawaii Operation by the Japanese Military Leadership. Japan had wanted the attack as a preventive action to keep the United States Pacific Fleet from intervening with its planned military actions in Southeast Asia against overseas territories of the United Kingdom, Netherlands and the US. in 7 hours there were coordinated Japanese attacks on the U.S. held Philippines, Guam and Wake Island and on the British Empire in Malaya, Singapore and Hong Kong. The attack began 7:48 am Hawiian Time, Our Time 1:48 pm, and the base was attacked by 353 Imperial Japanese aircraft in 2 waves. All the battleships that were attacked and damaged, 4 sank, the USS Arizona was raised later. This attack was a big shock to many. Franklin Roosevelt called this a day of Infamy!

 

There is a movie called Pearl Harbor based on the attacks that came out in 2001 (The 60th year of after it happened) and it was a Love Story!. YouTube can show footage of the attacks.

 

I went to Pearl Harbor Museum on Oahu Island In Hawaii in the town of Pearl Harbor right outside Honolulu. It had many posters of the History of the Attack inside the museum and outside, the ship the USS Arizona and USS Oklahoma with memorials of the lives lost, as well as a Flag. The Tour Guides in the Ships were dressed as Sailors. This is a great tourist attraction. I went there on Memorial Day of 2014. God Bless our Solders.

 

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