View across the Outer Harbour of Stornoway

Sunday, 7 December 2008

7 December 1941

Today is the 67th anniversary of the attack by Imperial Japanese forces on the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise attack propelled the USA into the Second World War, eventually helping to vanquish Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan.

Lest we forget.

Image courtesy University of Maine, showing USS Arizona on fire and sinking after the attacks.


  1. Thanks for taking the time to put up a rememberance of the tragic event 67 years ago.

  2. Thank you for acknowledging this day.

  3. Oh what a chilling photo. Very dramtic though. History is made so much clearer with good photography! Gerry