Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
Today is Pearl Harbor Day,which is observed annually in the United States on December 7, to remember and honor the 2,403 citizens of the United States who were killed in the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on December 7, 1941. Clearwater County Veterans Service Officer Harry Hutchins talks about the attack which drew the United States into the war on the side of the allies.
Hutchins says today is a time to reflect, remember and honor the lives lost at Pearl Harbor.
On Pearl Harbor Day, American flags should be flown at half-staff until sunset to honor those who died as a result of the attack on U.S. Military and naval forces in Hawaii.