Years Ago Today: Pearl Harbor Is Bombed

Exactly 71 years ago today, Japan sent over approximately 360 warplanes to attack the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor. Approximately 3,000 Americans were killed and 1,200 were wounded in just two hours. This led to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, a day later, announcing a state of war with Japan. This also eventually led to World War II.

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