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The 71st Anniversary of Pearl Harbor: A Date that will live in Infamy

Friday, December 7th, 2012

7 December 1941. It is “a date that will live in infamy.” It is the date of the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor. 353 Japanese planes rained down on the unsuspecting Americans at Pearl Harbor. On that infamous date, 2,390 Americans lost their lives, another 1,282 wounded. The attack also sank or damaged three cruisers, three destroyers, an anti-aircraft training ship, and one minelayer, while destroying 188 U.S. aircraft.

The following day, 8 December 1941, the United States officially declared war on Japan. And within three days, Germany and Italy declared war on the U.S., an act reciprocated by the U.S. the same day.

The United States of America had officially entered World War II.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt – Pearl Harbor Address


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Pearl Harbor Attack’s 70th Anniversary: Memories, Moment Of Silence

Pearl Harbor attack remembered at 70th anniversary ceremonies; 120 survivors to participate

Attack on Pearl Harbor

Today Marks the 70th Anniversary of the Attack on Pearl Harbor

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

On this day 70 years ago, a date “which will live in infamy,” 2,390 Americans lost their lives (another 1,282 wounded) when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, an attack that would push America into World War II. The surprise military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor began at 7:55am Hawaiian time (12:55am ET).

353 Japanese fighters, bombers and torpedo planes swarmed the naval base in two waves, damaging all eight U.S. Navy battleships and sinking four. The attack also sank or damaged three cruisers, three destroyers, an anti-aircraft training ship, and one minelayer, while destroying 188 U.S. aircraft.

The following day, 8 December 1941, the United States officially declared war on Japan. Three days later, Germany and Italy declared war on the U.S., which was reciprocated by the U.S. the same day.

Thus the United States entered the Second World War.

President Barack Obama hailed veterans of the bombing in a statement proclaiming today, December 7, “National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.”

“Their tenacity helped define the Greatest Generation and their valor fortified all who served during World War II. As a nation, we look to December 7, 1941, to draw strength from the example set by these patriots and to honor all who have sacrificed for our freedoms,” he said.

So in light of today’s anniversary, we at Package Strategies Incorporated would like to thank each and every enlisted man and woman for their dedicated service.

If you have any questions, contact PSI by calling 410-547-7877, email info@psicases.com, or click here today!

PSI has worked closely with every arm of our country’s defense forces, and ensured that the tactical and sensitive electronics they use arrive ready for deployment. What’s more, our case systems are easy to master and ensure that these same instruments arrive safely home from the zone of operations.

Sinco 1990, PSI has evolved from a small organization focused on supporting the defense community to a multi-facated company serving both defense and private enterprises. Our expertise, qualified personnel and on-site production facilities allow us to meet and exceed every client’s needs.

You can follow us on Facebook and Twitter as well!

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Pearl Harbor Attack’s 70th Anniversary: Memories, Moment Of Silence

Pearl Harbor attack remembered at 70th anniversary ceremonies; 120 survivors to participate

Attack on Pearl Harbor