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Photos: Remembering Pearl Harbor, ‘December 7, 1941 -- a date which will live in infamy' Close Gallery

Photos: Remembering Pearl Harbor, ‘December 7, 1941 -- a date which will live in infamy'

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    In this Dec. 7, 1941 file photo, a small boat rescues a USS West Virginia crew member from the water after the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (AP Photo/FILE)

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    Japanese pilots get instructions aboard an aircraft carrier before the attack on Pearl Harbor, in this scene from a Japanese newsreel, May 4, 1943. It was obtained by the U.S. War Department and released to U.S. newsreels. (AP Photo/FILE)

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    Zenji Abe stands with his plane, part of the bombing mission on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. (Kent D. Johnson)

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    This Japanese navy airview of smoking U.S. ships during Pearl Harbor attack appeared in a 1942 publication called "The New Order in Greater East Asia," a copy of which became available, Oct. 14, 1945 in New York. (AP Photo/FILE)

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    This is one of a series of official Navy photos on Pearl Harbor- U.S. Sailors man boats at the side of the blazing USS West Virginia to fight the flames started by Japanese torpedoes and bombs on the battleship at Pearl Harbor. (AP Photo/U.S. Navy)

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    Smoke billows from the USS Arizona after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. The attack triggered the U.S. entry into World War II. (AP Photo/U.S. Navy, File)

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    This line of three U.S. battleships attests to the damage done by the treacherous Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, last Dec. 7th. (U.S. Navy/ACME)

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    Fantastic patterns of flame and smoke are seen at the moment the magazine exploded on the destroyer USS Shaw during the attack on Pearl Harbor in this Dec. 7, 1941 photo. (AP Photo/FILE)

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    The above photo released by the U.S. Navy for publication in the morning papers of February 3rd,1942, shows the battered hulk of the USS Arizona lying in the mud of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (U. S. Navy/ACME)

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    PEARL HARBOR, HAWAII... Taken by surprise during the Japanese aerial attack. Photo shows wreckage at the Naval Air Station, Pearl Harbor. 12-7-1941 (Official U.S. Navy Photograph)

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    This charred and smouldering mass of wreckage was once a prosperous business section in Honolulu, wrecked by Japanese bombs in the first raid of the war Dec. 7th. (Acme staff photographer Allan Campbell)

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    The battleship USS California is afire and listing to port in the Japanese aerial attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on Dec. 7, 1941. (AP Photo/FILE)

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    Firemen and civilians rushed fire hoses to the scene to save homes and stores in the Japanese and Chinese section, wrecked and burned as Japanese aviators rained bombs on Pearl Harbor, starting the war in the Pacific.(AP Wirephoto)

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    Selling papers on Dec. 7, 1941 at Times Square in New York City, announcing that Japan has attacked U.S. bases in the Pacific. (AP Photo/Robert Kradin)

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    Troops man a machine gun nest at Wheeler Field, which adjoins Schofield Barracks in Honolulu, after the Japanese attack on the island of Oahu, Dec. 7, 1941. (AP Photo/FILE)

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    President Franklin D. Roosevelt appears before a joint session of Congress appealing for a declaration of war against Japan in Washington D.C. in this Dec. 8, 1941 file photo. (AP Photo/FILE)

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    Tense faces of Congressmen, cabinet members, Supreme Court justices, crowded galleries looked to a grim President Franklin D. Roosevelt as he asked for war against Japan. (AP Photo/FILE)

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    U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the declaration of war following the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor, at the White House in Washington, D.C., Dec. 8, 1941 at 3:08 p.m. (AP Photo/FILE)

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    The United States' declaration of war against Japan complete with his signature, President Franklin Roosevelt turned to talk with congressional leaders who witnessed the historic event in the white house, Washington on Dec. 8, 1941. (AP Photo/FILE)

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    Officers' wives, investigating explosion and seeing smoke pall in distance on Dec. 7, 1941, heard neighbor Mary Naiden, then an Army hostess who took this picture, exclaim "There are red circles on those planes overhead. (AP Photo/Mary Naiden)

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    A Japanese bomber on a run over Pearl Harbor, Hawaii is shown during the surprise attack of Dec. 7, 1941. Black smoke rises from American ships in the harbor. Below is a U.S. Army air field. (Kent D. Johnson)

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    The shattered wreckage of American planes bombed by the Japanese in their attack on Pearl Harbor is strewn on Hickam Field, Dec. 7, 1941. (AP Photo/FILE)

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    Young Japanese Americans, including several Army selectees, gather around a reporter's car in the Japanese section of San Francisco, Dec. 8, 1941. (AP Photo/FILE)

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