On This Day: “December 7, 1941 – a date which will live in infamy.”

“December 7, 1941 – a date,” President Franklin D. Roosevelt famously proclaimed, “which will live in infamy.” On Thursday, Americans will mark the 76th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. Just before 8 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 7, 1941, hundreds of Japanese planes made a surprise raid on Pearl Harbor, a major U.S. Navy base near Honolulu.  click here to read the story 08:17

He saved 6 men at Pearl Harbor. Finally, 76 years later, he’s being honored – Anyone who heard the story of Joe George at Pearl Harbor knew at once this was the story of a hero: a young sailor who risked his life in the fiery Japanese ambush to rescue the last six survivors from the sinking USS Arizona. Joe George should get a medal for what he did, everyone would say. Strangers who heard the story said it. The men he saved said it.  But for more than seven decades, no one could make it happen. click here to read the story

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