The Pearl Harbor Attack took place t 7:55 am on the morning of December 7, 1941. Under the command of Vice Admiral Chuichi Nagumo of the Imperial Japanese Navy, 165 planes attacked Pearl Harbor. This attack on Pearl Harbor led to the United States entering into World War II.
In his now famous address, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt said about this Pearl Harbor attack, “a date that will live in infamy.”
Some kids and adults that visit Kids Speak for America may have a great-grandparent, grandparent or other relative or family friend that may have served in World War II.
Some of your grandparents or people you know, may have been in Hawaii at the time of the attack on Pearl Harbor and the United States of America.
Some of you have been in Hawaii and had the opportunity to visit the USS Arizona War Memorial.
For many kids Remembering Pearl Harbor will be a new experience as you watch this video. For others it will help you Remember Pearl Harbor.