Remembering Pearl Harbor. Interesting historical footnote: the USS Phoenix (CL-46) was at Pearl that day and escaped the attack unscathed. She was eventually sold to Argentina and renamed the ARA General Belgrano. After almost 3 decades of service with Argentina, she was sunk on 2 May 1982 by the British submarine HMS Conqueror during the Falklands War. Conqueror is the only nuclear-powered submarine to ever engage an enemy vessel in actual combat.

This "Remembering Pearl Harbor" infographic is a really interesting take on one of the most horrific days in WWII.

Writer tells story of attack on Hawaii by Eugene Burns Honolulu, Dec 7 – At least two Japanese bombers, their wings bearing the insignia of the rising sun, appeared over Honolulu at about 7:35 am (Honolulu time) today and dropped bombs. Unverified reports said a foreign warship appeared off Pearl Harbor and began firing at …

Writer tells story of attack on Pearl Harbor (1941

Writer tells story of attack on Hawaii by Eugene Burns Honolulu, Dec 7 – At least two Japanese bombers, their wings bearing the insignia of the rising sun, appeared over Honolulu at about 7:35 am (Honolulu time) today and dropped bombs. Unverified reports said a foreign warship appeared off Pearl Harbor and began firing at …

The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise, but Japan and the United States had been edging toward war for decades. The United States was particularly unhappy with Japan’s increasingly belligerent attitude toward China-Japan had declared war on China in 1937. During months of negotiations between Tokyo and Washington, D.C., neither side would budge. It seemed that war was inevitable.

Black smoke pouring from USS California on fire in Pearl Harbour (Pearl Harbor), Oahu Island after the surprise attack by the Japanese which brought America into WW II. (Photo by MPI/Getty Images)

The Navy Created These Incredible 'Then Vs. Now' Photos Comparing Pearl Harbor Today To The Day Of The Attack - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/navy-created-incredible-vs-now-photos-comparing-pearl-harbor-today-day-attack.html

The Navy Created These Incredible ‘Then Vs. Now’ Photos Comparing Pearl Harbor Today To The Day Of The Attack

Hot Dogs & Guns: Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day 2012  Today is National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, which marks the 71st anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor -- Take time to remember, honor, and pay tribute to the fighting spirit of all those who paid the ultimate sacrifice that day.

Today is National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, which marks the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor -- Take time to remember, .

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