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December 7th, 1941 was the Japanese attack on the military bases at Pearl Harbor. It was the first time that Americans were ever attacked on home soil. Unfortunately, a great number of Americans over 3000, both military and civilian lost their lives that day or were seriously injured.

America did not see such tragedy again until the attacks of September 11th, 2001. Just as this generation has that day etched in its memory, we should too remember that similar tragedy befell another generation of Americans back in 1941. There losses are no less real, no less painful and everyone should remember and reflect. December 7th is the Official Remembrance Day for Pearl Harbor. All American flags are requested to be flown at half-mast in honor of the dead and injured.

 

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