On December 7th, 1941 at 7:55 am, the Japanese attacked military airfields and Pearl Harbour with 181 torpedo dropping planes, dive bombers, horizontal bombers and fighters. Overall, twenty-one ships of the U.S. Pacific fleet were damaged and the death toll reached 2,350, along with 68 civilians and 1,178 injured.
<b>To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, here are some stunning images of the event that brought the United States into World War II.</b> And allow us to use the occasion to thank our veterans for their service and sacrifice.
Picture Taken On: Morning of Dec 7, 1941 Place: Battleship row Behind the Camera: From the Naval archives, Photo #: NH 97379. Unknown Photographer Picture Summary: USS Arizona (BB-39) a flame. The picture is taken looking from the side of the USS Arizona. To the left you can see the Number Two 14"/45 triple gun turret pointing forward.