National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
December 7, 2018
National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, also referred to as Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day or Pearl Harbor Day, is observed annually in the United States on December 7, to remember and honor the 2,403 citizens (2,390 troops) of the United States who were killed in the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on December 7, 1941.
The image shows the USS Arizona Memorial and the battered battleship starting to sink after being attacked by the Japanese. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Department of Defense / Navy photos.)