View across the Outer Harbour of Stornoway

Monday, 7 December 2009

7 December 1941

Today is the 68th 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 comment:

  1. remembering, & sending up a prayer.
    ty for the post.