December 7, 2017: The 76th Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Tomorrow is December 7, the 76th anniversary of the surprise attack in 1941 on Pearl Harbor.   On Friday evening, the Naval Order-Northwest Commandery will be hosting a dinner meeting at Arnie’s Restaurant in Mukilteo, WA in remembrance of that tragic event and the courageous Maritime Service members who were involved in it.Screen Shot 2017-12-06 at 3.44.00 PM

As background, the following links provide information about Pearl Harbor.  Some may require a subscription.

USA TODAY – “Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day 2017:  What happened on that fateful day 76 years ago?”  Click HERE.  (Published Dec. 5, 2017)

AMERICAN LEGION:  “Pearl Harbor: What it meant, why we remember.”  Click HERE. (Published Dec. 7, 2014)

NEW YORK TIMES:  “How Pearl Harbor Shaped the Modern World.”  Click HERE.  (Published Dec. 7, 2016)

US NAVY (VIDEO):  “Remembering Pearl Harbor.”  For YouTube, click HERE. (Published Dec. 5, 2013)

Note:  President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s first draft of his “Day of Infamy Speech” is pictured above and was obtained via Wikipedia from the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration at website https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Infamy_Speech.

 


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