On Dec. 7, 1941 2,403 service members and civilians were killed during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

1,178 people were injured in the attack, which permanently sank two U.S. Navy battleships (the USS Arizona and the USS Utah) and destroyed 188 aircraft.

On Aug. 23, 1994, the United States Congress designated Dec. 7 as National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. 

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