Posted December 7, 2011
National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
On this day in 1941, the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor on Oahu Island in Hawaii was attacked by Japanese aircraft, prompting the United States to enter World War II. You can read more and see historical images and videos about that day in the Pearl Harbor attack article in Encyclopædia Britannica or in these articles about Pearl Harbor in History Reference Center.
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