Remembering Pearl Harbor 75 Years Later

To Whom It May Concern: may you be great in number and love of country.

Once Written

President Roosevelt, wearing a black armband, signs the Declaration of War on Japan on December 8, 1941 (Wikipedia) President Roosevelt, wearing a black armband, signs the Declaration of War on Japan on December 8, 1941 (Wikipedia)

On this day, Sunday, December 7, 1941, “a date that will live in infamy”, the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by the Naval and air forces of the empire of Japan.

These were the words spoken by Franklin Delano Roosevelt the day after the attack on Pearl harbor.

Today, marks the 75th Anniversary of this tragic event.  This was a turning point in World War II.

Shortly thereafter, Germany declared war on the United States and our country was thrust into the ravages of war.  FDR considered this immediately a surprise offensive while the Japanese embassador to the US and his colleague were still in negotiations with our Secretary of State.

“No matter how long it may take us to overcome this premeditated invasion, the American people in their…

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