The Date That Will Live in Infamy: The Attack on Pearl Harbor

Sunday, December 7, 1941 began calmly for the servicemen at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Then at 7:55 AM, Japanese planes filled the sky, shattering the peace with explosions. Battleship Row bore the brunt as bombs and torpedoes rained down. The USS Arizona sank in minutes, killing 1,177 men still aboard. Shock and devastation marked a date that would "live in infamy."