Today We Remember Pearl Harbor

Louis Conter a USS Arizona survivor and other Pearl Harbor survivors salute as the USS Chung-Hoon passes by during ceremonies honoring the 73rd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor at the World War II Valor in the Pacific Nat
Photo: REUTERS/Hugh Gentry

Today marks the 73rd Anniversary of the attack on the U.S. military base at Pearl Harbor, the single catastrophic event that launched the United States into World War II.  Today we remember December 7th, 1941 – a date which will live in infamy. RIP shipmates.

Photo: Louis Conter (blue jacket), a USS Arizona survivor, and other Pearl Harbor survivors salute during ceremonies honoring the 73rd anniversary of the attack at the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument in Honolulu, Hawaii December 7, 2014. More than 50 World War Two veterans attended the ceremonies on Sunday.