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


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