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Monday, December 7, 2009

Remember Pearl Harbor

"Remember Dec. 7th!"Poster designed by Allen Sandburg, issued by the Office of War Information, Washington, D.C., in 1942, in remembrance of the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941.The poster also features a quotation from Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address: "... we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain ...".Courtesy of the U.S. Navy Art Center. Donation of Dr. Robert L. Scheina, 1970.NHHC Photograph.


Today is the 68th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor by Japan which resulted in the United States entering World War II.

Please take a moment to remember all those who made the ultimate sacrifice on this day.

Below is a slide show of pictures ,of the aftermath, of the attack with President Franklin D. Roosevelt's speech to Congress, in the background, asking for a Declaration of War against Japan.



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