Remembering Pearl Harbor

Dec. 6, 2012, 8:21 a.m.

Fri­day marks the 71st an­niversary of the Ja­pan­ese at­tack on Pearl Har­bor. In re­cog­ni­tion of the day, be­low is a gal­lery of pho­tos and video pub­lished last year, which marked the 70th an­niversary.

Dec. 7, 2011, marks the 70th an­niversary of Ja­pan’s sur­prise mil­it­ary strike on Pearl Har­bor, the event that brought the United States in­to World War II. Of the an­niversary, Pres­id­ent Obama said Amer­ic­ans “re­af­firm our com­mit­ment to car­ry­ing on … to keep­ing the coun­try we love strong, free and pros­per­ous.” Click through to see pho­tos and video from the 1940s, as well as foot­age of me­mori­als and sur­viv­ors of the at­tack.