December 7th, 1941, the day Japan attacked the American Naval base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii
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Members of Company D, 192nd Tank Battalion, Kentucky National Guard, pose with their vehicles at Ft. Knox, Ky., during the unit's training prior to World War II. Called into federal service pursuant to the national emergency declared by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1940, the 192nd, along with the Guard’s 194th Tank Battalion, were deployed to reinforce the Army garrison of the Philippines. Photo By: Kentucky National Guard
The USS Solace played an integral role in helping survivors during the Pearl Harbor attacks, as well as many other campaigns throughout the South Pacific during World War II. Photo courtesy of Joe Danyo The USS Solace played an integral role in helping survivors during the Pearl Harbor attacks, as well as many other campaigns throughout the South Pacific during World War II. Photo courtesy of Joe Danyo
American and Japanese veterans pour bourbon whiskey into the hallowed waters of Pearl Harbor as a way to observe and celebrate the continued peace and reconciliation between the two nations during a Blackened Canteen ceremony as part of the Pearl Harbor Day – 74th Commemoration Anniversary Nov. 6, 2015, at the USS Arizona Memorial, Hawaii. The Blackened Canteen ceremony is a way for Americans and Japanese veterans and observers to extend a hand of continued friendship, peace and reconciliati...