Trump signs proclamation marking Pearl Harbor Day

Remembering Pearl Harbor, 76 years later

Remembering Pearl Harbor, 76 years later

Trump signed the proclamation at a White House ceremony attended by six veterans of the attack.

Both President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump made small errors on tweets commemorating the attack on Pearl Harbor.

Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story will remember those who served in the attack of Pearl Harbor.

More than 3,600 service members were killed or wounded on Dec. 7, 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Judge Rick Romley, Admiral Ron Tucker, and State Historian Marshall Trimble also took part in the remembrance activities.

The attack's immediate impact was to jerk America out of its lingering isolationism and into full-fledged combat in World War II. When asking Congress for a Declaration of War, President Franklin D. Roosevelt famously called the attack "a date which will live in infamy". Over the next four years, Americans endured a long, bloody slog. "You had to do your job".

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