Posted by: Gregoryno6 | December 8, 2014

Fascinating Facts About The Day That Will Live In Infamy

Marking the day….

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Today, December 7, 2014, is the 73rd Anniversary of the day which President Franklin Roosevelt declared, “a day that will live in infamy”, the bombing of Pearl Harbor. During that fateful day, more than 2,300 people were killed and over another 1,100 individuals were wounded. One day later, the United States declared war on Japan. Three days later, Germany and Italy declared war on America…placing America right in the middle of World War 2.

I decided to do something a little different today and list some interesting and fascinating facts about this tragic day. I am sure that you will learn some new details that will present you some further insight and give you a deeper appreciation of what our military personnel faced that day.

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The Japanese reportedly had intended to declare war prior to the attack. However, the message never got to the…

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  1. Greg

    You sure know where to unearth them and how to publish them, IkeJ

    On 12/8/14, The mind is an unexplored country.

    • I have another reblog to come today, Ike. From Deano, whose post I reblogged about the aircraft restoration projects.


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