Unforgettable moments in American history

Published: Sunday, Dec. 1 2013 10:57 p.m. MST

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"Dec. 7, 1941, a date which will live in infamy." -- President Franklin Roosevelt.

On this day, forces of the Imperial Japanese navy attacked the home base of the U.S. Pacific fleet before a formal declaration of war was issued. The attack saw nearly 3,500 U.S. casualties along with a majority of the Pacific fleet and aircraft destroyed or damaged, and marked America's entry into World War II.
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Chihiuahua, 00

I was in Heaven at the time but unlike what the article says, I have no recollection of having been there.

one old man
Ogden, UT

Darn -- I was eleven months old on December 7, 1941 so I don't remember that. Don't really remember VE or VJ Days, but I do remember my uncle, who was an air raid warden, coming to our house wearing his helmet to tell us we had some light showing during a blackout.

But I do remember all the others. Gee whiz, I must be growing old!

Heber City, UT

Oh, yes I remember where I was. I was being blessed in Church that day. Well, at least I was told that was where I was.

Cedar Hills, UT

Moon walk I do remember. I was 10 and watching Walter Cronkite on our black n white console TV in the basement. I remember the shadowy images bouncing round on the moon and then going outside and looking up at the moon and being amazed ...along with my older brother ...that men were on the moon right at that moment. Pretty amazing...pretty cool!!

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