Pearl Harbor

Remembering Pearl Harbor: 75 years later
The 75th anniversary of the attack, which brought the United States into World War Two, is marked on December 7, 2016.
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U.S. Navy and sailors watch the explosion

In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, sailors stand among wrecked airplanes at Ford Island Naval 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.
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USS Arizona burns after the Japanese raid

The forward superstructure of the sunken battleship USS Arizona burns after the Japanese raid on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941. 
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USS Shaw explodes during the second attack wave

The forward magazine of the destroyer USS Shaw explodes during the second Japanese attack wave on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, U.S. December 7, 1941. 
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Battleships damaged and burning after Japanese attack

USS West Virginia, Tennessee and Arizona battleships damaged and burning after Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
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USS Shaw explode after a bombing attack

The forward magazines of the destroyer USS Shaw explode after a bombing attack by Japanese planes on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, U.S. December 7, 1941. 
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Sailors rescue a survivor from the water

Sailors in a motor launch rescue a survivor from the water alongside the sunken battleship USS West Virginia during or shortly after the Japanese air raid.
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Ship's Chief Petty Officers listen to President Roosevelt address

Ship's Chief Petty Officers listen to the radio broadcast of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's address to the Congress requesting a declaration of War against the Axis powers, December 8, 1941. Note the photograph of President Roosevelt on the bulkhead. 
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USS Arizona sinks in Pearl Harbor

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Sailors honor men killed during Pearl Harbor

Following Hawaiian tradition, Sailors honor men killed during the Japanese Pearl Harbor attack the previous year on Naval Air Station Kaneohe, Hawaii, U.S. May 31, 1942. The casualties had been buried on December 8, 1941.
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US Navy Musician salutes during ceremony

US Navy Musician 2nd Class Kenny Gray Horton salutes the colors at the start of the ceremony marking 65th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor at USS Arizona Memorial, Hawaii, graphic element on black
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The U.S. Navy Ceremonial Guard performs a rifle salute

The U.S. Navy Ceremonial Guard performs a rifle salute at the Arizona Memorial during the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor at the WW II Valor in the Pacific National Monument in Honolulu, Hawaii on December 7,2013. 
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The recovered canteen sits on display during the "Blackened Canteen" ceremony

The recovered canteen of a U.S. B29 bomber pilot that crashed in Japan during World War Two sits on display during the "Blackened Canteen" ceremony aboard the USS Arizona Memorial honoring the 74th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor at the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument in Honolulu, Hawaii December 6, 2015. 
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Pearl Harbor survivors toss a commemorative wreath off the fantail of the USS Intrepid

Pearl Harbor survivors (L to R) Armando Gallela, Clark Simmons, and Aaron Chabin toss a commemorative wreath off the fantail of the USS Intrepid into New York Harbor December 7, 2015. 
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Sailor plays taps for Pearl Harbor survivor

A U.S. Navy sailor plays taps for Pearl Harbor survivor Lou Soucy, whose remains were being interned on the USS Utah, during a memorial ceremony on Ford Island in Honolulu, Hawaii, December 6, 2011. 
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United States Naval personnel during ceremony

Lt. Jeremy Ramberg (C) and Lt. Donald Tyer (third from right) salute with other United States Naval personnel during an arrival ceremony for some of the 300 sailors (in background aboard the "Marshal Shaposhnikov', a Russian Udaloy Class destroyer, in Pearl Harbor, October 24, 2003. The Marshal Shaposhnikov is in Pearl Harbor for a five-day port visit to Hawaii. The Russian Federation Navy last visited Pearl Harbor in 1995. 
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Remembering Pearl Harbor: 75 years later

The 75th anniversary of the attack, which brought the United States into World War Two, is marked on December 7, 2016.

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