Today is the 75th anniversary of the attack on the Pacific Fleet located at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The attack that was planned and practiced months in advance by the Imperial fleet occurred while Japanese diplomats were still talking with the State Department.
This attack ushered the United States into WWII, like my father in law used to say. "They started it and the 20th Air Force brought them to their knees.
The USS Arizona is a living memorial to all the serviceman killed that Sunday morning so long ago.