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Japanese Navy Type 99 Val carrier bombers prepare

Japanese Navy Type 99 Val carrier bombers prepare to take off from an aircraft carrier to attack Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. The ship in the background is the carrier Soryu. (U.S. Navy/National Archives/Handout via Reuters)

77th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack

On the morning of Dec. 7, 1941, a Sunday, Japanese bombers flew across Oahu, Hawaii, and began their assault.

The attack killed more than 2,300 people, nearly half of them on the battleship USS Arizona. More than 1,100 were injured. After the attack, President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivered a speech before Congress, calling Dec. 7 a “date which will live in infamy.” The U.S. declared war against Japan. (AP)

Dec. 7, 2018, marks the 77th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Here’s a look back at that fateful day.

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