50 historical photos of the attack on Pearl Harbor

Via:  Jasper2529  •  last year  •  11 comments

By:   The Associated Press

50 historical photos of the attack on Pearl Harbor
Three U.S. battleships are hit from the air during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. Japan's bombing of U.S. military bases at Pearl Harbor brings the U.S. into World War II. From left are: USS West Virginia, severely damaged; USS Tennessee, damaged; and USS Arizona, sunk.

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December 7, 1941

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"A date which will live in infamy."


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1  seeder  Jasper2529    last year

Seventy-nine years ago today.

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1.1  Kathleen  replied to  Jasper2529 @1    last year

I am glad you posted this Jasper...

Remembering all who have lost their lives.

Vic Eldred
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1.2  Vic Eldred  replied to  Jasper2529 @1    last year

It's hard to believe it was that long ago.

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1.3  XXJefferson51  replied to  Jasper2529 @1    last year

Great seed.   Thanks for posting it. 

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1.4  shona1  replied to  Jasper2529 @1    last year

Lest We Forget...thank you to all our fallen Allies across the sea...We stand beside you, always have and always will...

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2  JaneDoe    last year

A picture is worth a thousand words. Incredible photos.

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2.1  seeder  Jasper2529  replied to  JaneDoe @2    last year

and Kathleen -

Thank you both for commenting. My dad enlisted as soon as he turned 18 in 1943. He and my mom went to Hawaii many years ago. When they came home, they told me that their most treasured memory was their visit to the Pearl Harbor Memorial.

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2.1.1  Kathleen  replied to  Jasper2529 @2.1    last year

My mom went to Hawaii a few years after my dad passed away. That was the first thing she talked about when she came home. She said you can still see the oil coming up to the surface. 

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3  Sister Mary Agnes Ample Bottom    last year

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4  Vic Eldred    last year

Vigil in front of White House after Pearl Harbor, today 1941:

Courtesy of Michael Beschloss

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5  seeder  Jasper2529    last year

There are only 2 remaining survivors of the USS Arizona who are alive today.

Here's one of them:


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