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Posted on Dec 7, 2010 in History News

Remembering the ‘Day of Infamy’ at Pearl Harbor

Gerald D. Swick

Today, December 7, 2010, is the 69th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The attack killed a total of 2,280 military personnel and civilians and wounded 1,109. It changed the course of history by drawing the "sleeping giant," the United States of America, into World War II.

Here are links to some of this year’s stories and tributes.

YouTube: Watch a video tribute filmed at the USS Arizona Memorial.

The Mercury, Pottsdam, Pennsylvania: A 90-year-old pilot shares the memories he prefers not to talk about.

The Post-Cresent, Appleton, Wisconsin: A Menasha, Wisconsin, man remembers his brother who died in the attack.

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USAToday: Pearl Harbor Survivors Association debates closing down due to members’ age.

 

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