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Pearl Harbor December 7

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Pearl Harbor December 7

  1. 1. USS Arizona memorial wreckage
  2. 2. USS Arizona Memorial
  3. 3. Pearl Harbor December 7
  4. 4. On the morning of December 7, 1941 a surprise military attack was conducted by aircraft of the Imperial Japanese Navy against the U.S. Pacific Fleet being moored in Pearl Harbor, marking the entry of the U.S. in World War II. More than 2,400 people were killed and thousands wounded, with dozens of Navy vessels either sunk or destroyed. President Franklin D. Roosevelt announced that it was “a date which will live in infamy” and Congress declared war on Japan the morning after. It was the first attack on American territory since 1812.
  5. 5. USS Arizona (BB-39) burning after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
  6. 6. Pearl Harbor December 7 2014
  7. 7. USS Ariz ona survivor Louis Conter and other Pearl Harbo r survivors at the Pacific National Monument in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, salute the USS Chung-Hoon on Dec. 7, 2014. (Kent Nishimura/Getty Images)
  8. 8. Pearl Ha rbor and World War II veterans Gilbert Meyer, 91, left, and Sam Fryefield, 92, arrive early to a ceremony at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, marking the 73rd anniversary of the Japanese attack on the naval base. (AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher)
  9. 9. Pearl Ha rbor Survivors Sam Fryfield (L) and Retired US Ai r Force Major Janis Seals, who was a US Marine at the time of the attack, talk before ceremonies honoring the 73rd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor at the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument in Honolulu, Hawaii December 7, 2014. (REUTERS/Hugh Gentry)
  10. 10. USS Arizona survivors Donald Stratton (R) and John Anderson look out the window at the sunken USS Arizona from the Remembrance Wall during ceremonies honoring the 73rd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor at the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument in Honolulu, Hawaii December 7, 2014. (REUTERS/Hugh Gentry)
  11. 11. A color g uard is seen during a memorial service for the 73 rd anniversary of the attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor on the island of Oahu at the Pacific National Monument on December 07, 2014 in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (Photo by Kent Nishimura/Getty Images)
  12. 12. USS Ariz ona survivor Louis Conter sits with other Pearl H arbor Survivors before the start of a memorial service for the 73rd anniversary of the attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor on the island of Oahu at the Pacific National Monument on December 07, 2014 in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (Kent Nishimura/Getty Images)
  13. 13. Pearl Harbor survivor Delton E. Walling (center) speaks with Chief Petty Officer Rex Parmelee before the start of a memorial service for the 73rd anniversary of the attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl harbor on the island of Oahu at the Pacific National Monument on December 07, 2014 in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (Kent Nishimura/Getty Images)
  14. 14. Delton E . Walling is given an anchor pin by Chief Petty Off icer Rex Parmelee before the start of a memorial service for the 73rd anniversary of the attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor on the island of Oahu at the Pacific National Monument on December 07, 2014 in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (Kent Nishimura/Getty Images)
  15. 15. Kathryn Holt kisses USS Arizona survivor Louis Conter on his cheek before the start of a memorial service for the 73rd anniversary of the attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor on the island of Oahu at the Pacific National Monument on December 07, 2014 in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (Kent Nishimura/Getty Images)
  16. 16. A pair of F-22 Raptors fly overhead during a memorial ser vice for the 73rd anniversary of the attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor on the island of Oahu at the Pacific National Monument on December 07, 2014 in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (Kent Nishimura/Getty Images)
  17. 17. The U.S. S. Chung-Hoon performs a pass in review during a memorial service for the 73rd anniversary of the attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl harbor on the island of Oahu at the Pacific National Monument on December 07, 2014 in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (Kent Nishimura/Getty Images)
  18. 18. Pearl Harbor December 7 1941
  19. 19. A small b oat rescues a USS West Virginia crew member fr om the water after the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on Dec. 7, 1941 during World War II. Two men can be seen on the superstructure, upper center. The mast of the USS Tennessee is beyond the burning West Virginia. (AP Photo)
  20. 20. Japanes e pilots get instructions aboard an aircraft carrier before the attack on Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7th, 1941, in this scene from a Japanese newsreel. It was obtained by the U.S. War Department and released to U.S. newsreels. (AP Photo)
  21. 21. This December 7, 1941 file photo obtained from the US Naval Historical Center shows the Commanding Officer of the Japanese aircraft carrier Hokaku, watching as planes take off to attack Pearl Harbor, during the morning of December 7, 1941. The Kanji inscription (L) is an exhortation to pilots to do their duty. (HO/AFP/Getty Images)
  22. 22. Japanese soldiers wave at a plane from under their flag December 7, 1941 just before the attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (Photo by Getty Images)
  23. 23. This pict ure, taken by a Japanese photographer, shows h ow American ships are clustered together before the surprise Japanese aerial attack on Pearl Harbor, on Sunday morning, Dec. 7, 1941. Minutes later the full impact of the assault was felt and Pearl Harbor became a flaming target. (AP Photo)
  24. 24. A Japane se bomber, its diving flaps down, was photograp hed by a U.S. Navy photographer as the plane approached its Pearl Harbor objective on December 7. (AP Photo)
  25. 25. The USS Shaw explodes during the Japanese raid on Pea rl Harbor December 7, 1941. (Photo by Newsmakers/National Archive)
  26. 26. First Arm y photos of the bombing of Hickam Field, Hawaii , Dec. 7, 1941. Wreckage of barracks from parade ground off Hangar Ave. (Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C.)
  27. 27. Officers' wives, investigating explosion and seeing smoke pall in distance on Dec. 7, 1941, heard neighbor Mary Naiden, then an Army hostess who took this picture, exclaim "There are red circles on those planes overhead. They are Japanese!" Realizing war had come, the two women, stunned, start toward quarters. (AP Photo/Mary Naiden)
  28. 28. Ford Isla nd is seen in this aerial view during the Japanese attack on Pearl harbor December 7, 1941 in Hawaii. The photo was taken from a Japanese plane. (Photo by Getty Images)
  29. 29. Sailors s tand among wrecked airplanes at Ford Island Nav al Air Station as they watch the explosion of the USS Shaw in the background, during the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on December 7, 1941. (AP Photo)
  30. 30. A Japane se bomber on a run over Pearl Harbor, Hawaii is shown during the surprise attack of Dec. 7, 1941. Black smoke rises from American ships in the harbor. Below is a U.S. Army air field. (AP Photo)
  31. 31. USS Ariz ona, at height of fire, following Japanese aerial a ttack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C.)
  32. 32. This Dec ember 7th file image shows an aerial view of batt leships of the US Pacific Fleet consumed by the flames in its home base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii after 360 Japanese warplanes made a massive surprise attack. (HO/AFP/Getty Images)
  33. 33. Decembe r 7, 1941: Eight miles from Pearl Harbor, shrapne l from a Japanese bomb riddled this car and killed three civilians in the attack. Two of the victims can be seen in the front seat. The Navy reported there was no nearby military objective. (AP Photo/U.S. Navy)
  34. 34. The USS Arizona burns during the bombing of Pearl Harbo r, December 7, 1941 in Hawaii. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Navy/Newsmakers)
  35. 35. The US P acific Fleet burns in its home base at Pearl Harbo r in Hawaii after 360 Japanese warplanes made a massive surprise attack, 07 December 1941. (Photo credit should read STF/AFP/Getty Images)
  36. 36. White Ho use reporters are dashing for the telephones, on December 7, 1941, after they had been told by presidential press secretary Stephen T. Early that Japanese submarines and planes had just bombed the U.S. Pacific fleet at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (AP Photo)
  37. 37. Selling papers on December 7, 1941 at Times Square in New York City, announcing that Japan has attacked U.S. bases in the Pacific.(AP Photo/Robert Kradin)
  38. 38. Three U. S. battleships are hit from the air during the Japa nese attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. Japan's bombing of U.S. military bases at Pearl Harbor brings the U.S. into World War II. From left are: USS West Virginia, severely damaged; USS Tennessee, damaged; and USS Arizona, sunk. (AP Photo)
  39. 39. Japanes e planes over Hawaii during the attack on Pearl H arbor May 4, 1943, are shown in this scene from a Japanese newsreel. The film was obtained by the U.S. War Department and released to U.S. newsreels. (AP Photo)
  40. 40. Battered by aerial bombs and torpedoes, the U.S.S. California settles slowly into the mud and muck of Pearl Harbor. Clouds of black oily smoke pouring up from the California and her stricken sister ships conceal all but the hulk of the capsized U.S.S. Oklahoma at extreme right. (Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, DC)
  41. 41. A Japane se dive bomber goes into its last dive as it heads toward the ground in flames after it was hit by Naval anti-aircraft fire during surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7, 1941. (AP Photo)
  42. 42. American ships burn during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on Dec. 7, 1942. (AP Photo)
  43. 43. Two ships are seen burning after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on Dec. 7, 1941 during World War II. (AP Photo)
  44. 44. Heavy bl ack smoke billows as oil fuel burns from shattere d tanks on ships that were hit during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on Dec. 7, 1941 during World War II. Visible through the murk is the U.S. battleship Maryland, center, and the hulk of the capsized USS Oklahoma to the right of it. (AP Photo/U.S. Navy)
  45. 45. The battleship USS West Virginia is seen afire after the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on December 7, 1941. (AP Photo)
  46. 46. The battleship USS Arizona belches smoke as it topples over into the sea during a Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Dec. 7, 1941. The ship sank with more than 80 percent of its 1,500-man crew, including Rear Admiral Isaac C. Kidd. The attack, which left 2,343 Americans dead and 916 missing, broke the backbone of the U.S. Pacific Fleet and forced America out of a policy of isolationism. President Franklin D. Roosevelt announced that it was "a date which will live in infamy" and Congress declared war on Japan the morning after. This was the first attack on American territory since 1812. (AP Photo)
  47. 47. Struck b y two battleships and two big bombs, the USS Ca lifornia, right, settles to the bottom during the Japanese sneak attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941 during World War II. (AP Photo)
  48. 48. USS Wes t Virginia aflame. Disregarding the dangerous po ssibilities of explosions, United States sailors man their boats at the side of the burning battleship, USS West Virginia, to better fight the flames started by Japanese torpedoes and bombs. (Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C.)
  49. 49. Firemen and civilians rush to the scene with fire hoses to save homes and stores in the Japanese and Chinese sections of Honolulu, Hawaii, on Dec. 7, 1941. As Japanese aviators rained bombs on Pearl Harbor, starting war in the Pacific, offshore properties are also wrecked and burned. (AP Photo)
  50. 50. Students of the Lunalilo High School in the Waikiki distric t of Honolulu watch their school burn after the roof of the main building, at center, is hit by a bomb during the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on Dec. 7, 1941. (AP Photo)
  51. 51. Rescue w orkers help evacuate the Lunalilo High School in Honolulu after the roof of the main building was hit by a bomb during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on Dec. 7, 1941. (AP Photo)
  52. 52. Wreckag e, identified by the U.S. Navy as a Japanese torpe do plane , was salvaged from the bottom of Pearl Harbor following the surprise attack Dec. 7, 1941. (AP Photo)
  53. 53. The wing of a Japanese bomber shot down on the grounds of the Naval Hospital at Honolulu, Hawaii, Dec. 7, 1941. (AP Photo)
  54. 54. The shattered wreckage of American planes bombed by the Japanese in their attack on Pearl Harbor is strewn on Hickam Field, Dec. 7, 1941. (AP Photo)
  55. 55. Wreckage of USS Arizona, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, December 7, 1941. (Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C.)
  56. 56. First Arm y photos of the bombing of the Hickam Field, Ha waii, Dec. 7, 1941. Wreckage of Japanese plane shot down near CCC camp in Wahiawa. (Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C.)
  57. 57. Wrecked P-40 airplane, at Bellows Field, machine-gunned on the ground, during the bombing of Hickam Field, Hawaii. (Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C.)
  58. 58. Heavy damage is seen on the destroyers, USS Downes (DD-375) and USS Cassin (DD-372), stationed at Pearl Harbor after the Japanese attack on the Hawaiian island, Dec. 7, 1941. (AP Photo/U.S. Navy)
  59. 59. The jumb led mass of wreckage in front of the battleship U SS Pennsylvania constitutes the remains of the destroyers USS Downes and USS Cassin, bombed by the Japanese December 7, 1941 during the raid on Pearl Harbor. (Photo by Getty Images)
  60. 60. A small c rowd inspects the damage, both inside and outs ide, after a Japanese bomb hit the residence of Paul Goo during the raid on Honolulu Dec. 7, 1941. (AP Photo)
  61. 61. A damag ed B-17C bomber sits on the tarmac near Hangar Number 5 at Hickam Field December 7, 1941 after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (Photo by Getty Images)
  62. 62. The USS Oklahoma, lying capsized in the harbor following the Japanese attack of December 7, 1941. (Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C.)
  63. 63. White House reporters listen to the radio in the White House press room as Japan declared war on the U.S., Dec. 7, 1941. (AP Photo)
  64. 64. "Japanes e cabinet meets in emergency session," is the bu lletin shown in Times Square's news zipper in lights on the New York Times building, New York, Dec. 7, 1941. (AP Photo/Robert Kradin)
  65. 65. Employe es of the Japanese Embassy in Washington close the main gates to their building after the announcement by the White House that Japan had attacked Pearl Harbor, a U.S. possession in the Pacific, Dec. 7, 1941. (AP Photo)
  66. 66. Unidenti fied Japanese men, taken into custody under an o rder issued by Pres. Franklin Roosevelt, enter the Federal Building in New York, Dec. 7, 1941, accompanied by agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. (AP Photo/Matty Zimmerman)
  67. 67. A crowd gathers in the street outside the Japanese Embas sy in Washington soon after the bombing attacks on Hawaii and the declaration of war on the U.S., Dec. 7, 1941. (AP Photo/Max Desfor)
  68. 68. A Marine stands guard outside the Capitol in Washington, following the Japanese declaration of war on the United States, Dec. 7, 1941. Aiding the Marines were Capitol police. (AP Photo)
  69. 69. A crowd of young men enlist in the Navy in San Francisco, Calif., Dec. 7, 1941, at the Federal Office Building. (AP Photo)
  70. 70. Young Japanese Americans, including several Army selectees, gather around a reporter's car in the Japanese section of San Francisco, Dec. 8, 1941. (AP Photo)
  71. 71. Joe Chia ng, Washington correspondent for the Chinese N ationalist Daily, wears an improvised sign that reads "Chinese reporter, NOT Japanese, please" as he shows his press card to a guard and was admitted through a gate to the White House press room in Washington, Dec. 9, 1941. (AP Photo)
  72. 72. Rider Jo y Cummings examines a Japanese cherry tree tha t was cut down with the words "To hell with those Japanese," carved into it, Dec. 10, 1941. Irving C. Root, Parks Commissioner, termed it vandalism. In the background is the recently completed Jefferson Memorial. (AP Photo)
  73. 73. William B anks checks the pocketbook of Gladys Newman of Denver, Colo., before permitting her to enter the Senate Gallery to witness the passage by the Senate of the declaration of war on Germany and Italy, Dec. 11, 1941. (AP Photo)
  74. 74. A crowd tries to enter the House of Representatives to hear President Franklin Roosevelt speak, Dec. 8, 1941, in Washington. (AP Photo)
  75. 75. Presiden t Franklin D. Roosevelt, appearing before a joint s ession of Congress termed as unprovoked and dastardly the attack by Japan upon Hawaii and the Philippines and asked for an immediate declaration of war, Dec. 8, 1941. (AP Photo)
  76. 76. Tense faces of Congressmen, cabinet members, Supreme Court justices, crowded galleries looked to a grim President Franklin D. Roosevelt as he asked for war against Japan, said: "With confidence in our armed forces - with the unbounding determination of our people - we will gain the inevitable triumph - so help us, God." President Roosevelt spoke in the House of Representatives, addressing a joint session of Congress, Dec. 8, 1941. (AP Photo)
  77. 77. Presiden t Roosevelt signs the declaration of war following the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor, at the White House in Washington, D.C., on December 8, 1941. (AP Photo)
  78. 78. Aerial vie w showing oil-streaked waters and the dry docks at U.S. Naval Base Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, following the Japanese attack, seen on December 10, 1941. (U.S. Navy)
  79. 79. View of th e burning barracks at Hickam Field and the shredded U .S. flag on the flagpole after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. end
  80. 80. cast Pearl Harbor December 7 images and text credit www. denverpost.com news.yahoo.com www.theblaze.com Music Hans Zimmer created o.e. thanks for watching

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