Recalling Attack On Pearl Harbor, 72 Years Later

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Saturday marked the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

Thousands gathered at the memorial in Hawaii to honor those who died in the attack.

Pearl Harbor survivors, joined by children and current service members, laid commemorative wreaths throughout the memorial.

The ceremony began with a moment of silence and ended with a 21-gun salute and “Echo Taps” being played.

The Japanese attack in 1941 killed 2,403 Americans, injured more than 2,000 more and spurred the United States to enter into World War II.

There are three known survivors from that day, including  95-year-old Jackson B. Davis, a former state Senator from Louisiana.

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