Today is the day that many Americans remember the soldiers that lost their lives on December 7, 1941. It marks the day when the Japanese attacked Americans on their own soil at Pearl Harbor. There were over 2300 soldiers killed that day and several thousand injured. D Day and Pearl Harbor Day will always be remembered for the brave Americans and Allied forces who lost their lives.
The Japanese only lost just under 100 soldiers and just 5 ships. The Americans lost 20 ships and most of the crew on-board the USS Arizona. Americans will never forget what the Japanese did at Pearl Harbor and nor should they. This is why D Day and Pearl Harbor Day will never be forgotten.
There have been countless books and movies made about Pearl Harbor and now Hawaii is one of the most sought after places to vacation. The Japanese lost just 103 planes in the brutal attack on the Americans in Pearl Harbor. The U.S. President at the time of the attack on Pearl Harbor was Franklin D. Roosevelt and he addressed the Nation just one day after the attack. Make sure you mark Pearl Harbor Day on your calender as the time to reflect on how lucky we are to be free but at the cost of countless soldiers.