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Attack on Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941, courtesy of Naval Historical Center

"Yesterday, December 7, 1941 - a date which will live in infamy - the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan . . . I ask tht the Congress declare that since the unprovoked and dastardly attack by Japan on Sunday, December 7, 1941, a state of war has existed between the United States and the Japanese Empire.", President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in the U.S. House of Representatives, 8 December 1941."

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