75 years later: Remembering the Pearl Harbor attack
Dec. 7, 2016 is the 75th anniversary of the surprise Japanese attack at the United States naval base Pearl Harbor.
The jumbled mass of wreckage in front of the battleship USS Pennsylvania constitutes the remanins of the destroyers USS Downes and USS Cassin, bombed by the Japaneses December 7, 1941 during the raid on Pearl Harbor. December 7, 2001 marks the 60th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. (Photo by Getty Images)Photo by: Getty Images A U.S. flag flies at half mast aboard the USS Arizona Memorial during the ceremony honoring the 64th anniversary of the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 2005 at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Around the country, Pearl Harbor survivors and others paid tribute to those lost during the December 7, 1941 Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor. Photo by: Marco Garcia U.S.S. Arizona survivor Louis Conter and other Pearl Harbor survivors salute the U.S.S. Chung-Hoon as it 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. Photo by: Kent Nishimura A U.S. Marine firing detail prepares for a memorial service for the 70th anniversary of the attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor on the island of Oahu on December 7, 2011in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. 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. (Photo by Kent Nishimura/Getty Images)Photo by: Kent Nishimura