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Remembering Pearl Harbor, 76 years later

Remembering Pearl Harbor, 76 years later

And others noticed that President Donald Trump had a minor mistake in a tweet he also composed in honor of the day.

The ceremony is set to begin at 12:55 p.m. - the exact time the Japanese attack began.

When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, several military members from Wisconsin were on hand.

According to the U.S. Census 2,403 americans were killed.

Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story will remember those who served in the attack of Pearl Harbor. More than 300 aircraft and 19 Navy ships, including eight battleships, were damaged or destroyed. The attack propelled the United States into World War II.

In his speech marking the attack on Pearl Harbor, FDR spoke of "a date which will live in infamy".

That's why, 76 years later, it's appropriate for the nation to pause and remember Pearl Harbor - and never forget the sacrifices in a catastrophic conflict that shaped our world today.

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