The USS Arizona (BB-39) burning after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941. USS Arizona sunk at Pearl Harbor. The ship is resting on the harbor bottom. The supporting structure of the forward tripod mast has collapsed after the forward magazine exploded. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Yesterday marks 78 years since the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on the island of Oahu, Hawaii.
Several American ships were destroyed on that day “which will live in infamy” on December 7, 1941.
Listen to President Roosevelt’s complete “Infamy Speech” here
The USS Arizona still remains sunken along with the remains of some of its crew members.
According to the US census, 2,403 Americans were killed in the attack.
1,178 more were wounded.
See more of our Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day coverage HERE.