Today is Pearl Harbor Day, 71 years ago this morning at 0755Â HawaiianÂ time the Japanese Navy began its attack on the US Navy Fleet anchorage in Pearl Harbor Hawaii. Â The attack lasted for two and a half hours and cost the lives of 2,402 Americans and 64 Japanese. Â The navy lost 6 Ships sunk, 4 of which wereÂ BattleshipsÂ and additional 13 sips were damaged to a greater or lesser degree.
Let us all take a minute today to reflect on the attack on Pearl Harbor and the war it started. Â Most importantly, let us remember the men who lost their lives that day and the hundreds of thousands who followed them in WWII.