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Date Which Will Live in Infamy Geographic History Article


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Grades 6-12 (Ages 11-18)

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On December 7, 1941, the Empire of Japan launched an air raid on the U.S. Navy base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

Date Which Will Live in Infamy Article


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On December 7, 1941, Japanese planes and submarines attacked Pearl Harbor, the home of the U.S.’s Pacific Fleet. Daniel Martinez, the chief historian at the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument, helps us look back on this historical day and reveals how the 70th anniversary of the attack will be commemorated.


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