Pearl Harbor Attack--my home port during the Vietnam War. Many relics and reminders of the Pearl Harbor attack were still there in Nearby Hickam Airfield still had holes in the walls of offices and barracks as a reminder to never let our guard down.
The Attack on Pearl Harbor - A Day That Will Live in Infamy
December Black smoke and flames pour out of a battleship on fire in Pearl Harbour (Pearl Harbor), Oahu Island after a surprise attack by the Japanese which brought America into WW II. (Photo by MPI/Getty Images)
[Photo] B5N2 torpedo bomber taking off from carrier Zuikaku to attack Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 0720 hours on 7 Dec 1941
Pearl Harbor: There are those who believe former president Franklin D. Roosevelt was aware of the threat on the Hawaiian military base and did nothing about it as a way to convince the American public into supporting the US joining World War II.
On the Parade Ground at Pearl Harbor, between 0930 and 1130 hours on 7 December 1941 anonymous Marines sits in the field before their barracks as smoke rises from the burning battleships in the distance.