December 7, 1941: “A Day That Will Live In Infamy”

Those words, spoken by President Franklin D. Roosevelt,  have themselves become infamous.

It was a quiet Sunday morning on the island of Pearl  Harbor also called Oahu, when Japanese planes flew into Pearl Harbor and essentially destroyed the entire United States Pacific Fleet in an early morning sneak attack.

Today is the 70th anniversary of that attack…

The Washington Post

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2 responses to “December 7, 1941: “A Day That Will Live In Infamy”

  1. Unclereggie

    I believe the correct quote is: December 7,1941, a “date” that will live in infamy. (not “day”) check me on that though.

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