USA Today 2:02 p.m. PST Dec. 7, 2019
In this Dec. 7, 1941, file photo, smoke rises from the battleship USS Arizona as it sinks during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Survivors and members of the public are expected to gather in Pearl Harbor on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, to remember those killed when Japanese planes bombed the Hawaii naval base 78 years ago and launched the U.S. into World War II. Organizers plan for about a dozen survivors of the attack to attend the annual ceremony, the youngest of whom are now in their late 90s.
The number of wounded came to 1,143 with 710 navy, 69 marines, and 364 army, as well as 103 civilians.
Total Japanese personnel losses were 55 men.
Please join in a Moment of Silence for our Fallen on that fateful December 7, 1941.
Shipmates and Servicemembers, God be with you and your Families. You Are Not Forgotten and are forever with us. Slow Hand Salute.