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Flag over Pearl Harbor

Flag over Pearl Harbor (Photo credit: Ms_Spinwax)

Today, December 7, 2012, marks the 71st memorial of the attack on Pearl Harbor.
In Washington, D.C. and states around the country, flags are being flown at half-staff to remember the more than 2,400 Americans killed and 1,200 injured in the attack.

Take a moment to remember and thank those who serve and served our country.

Visit Pearl Harbor official site for more information. Including photos, videos, speeches and personal accounts about that dreadful day.

Read accounts of that day from the Naval History and Heritage Site

Do a search in the National Archives for Pearl Harbor for videos and posts about Pearl Harbor

Visit the White House official site for the Presidential Proclamation by President Barack Obama

The burning wreckage of the U.S. Navy battlesh...

The burning wreckage of the U.S. Navy battleship USS Arizona (BB-39) at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)