Over 2400 Americans lost their lives in this brutal attack. As I heard one young person say when interviewed – To the generation of 1941 this was like what 9/11 is to today’s generation.
I must admit I have forgotten. This was 9 years before I was born. My dad Harold served in the war but I didn’t know the large number of lives lost and how intense the attack was. These soldiers sacrificed their lives for us and many continue to. Help out our troops when ever you can. I am.
Read what wikipedia has to say:
|Attack on Pearl Harbor|
|Part of the Pacific Theater of World War II|
Photograph from a Japanese plane of Battleship Row at the beginning of the attack. The explosion in the center is a torpedo strike on the USS Oklahoma. Two attacking Japanese planes can be seen: one over the USS Neosho and one over the Naval Yard.