National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
December 7 – National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
General Pearl Harbor Facts
- The attack on Pearl Harbor occurred on December 7, 1941.
- The Japanese attacked the United States without warning.
- The attack lasted 110 minutes, from 7:55 a.m. until 9:45 a.m.
- A total of 2,335 U.S. servicemen were killed and 1,143 were wounded. Sixty-eight civilians were also killed and 35 were wounded.
- The Japanese lost 65 men, with an additional soldier being captured.
- Pearl Harbor is on the south side of the Hawaiian island of Oahu and is the home to a U.S. naval base.
- The attack on Pearl Harbor brought the United States into World War II.