Six World War II veterans shared their stories about serving with a group of students from Vanguard College Preparatory school on Pearl Harbor Day. The attack, which killed 2,402 Americans, injured another 1,282, and destroyed 188 US aircraft and six ships, led directly to the American entry into World War II, with war being declared on Japan the following day.
National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day is observed every December 7 to honor the 2,403 US citizens killed in the Japanese surprise attack on Hawaii's Pearl Harbor on that date in 1941. "11/7/1941 Thank you to all military for your courage and sacrifice!", Melania Trump tweeted Thursday.
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More than 2,300 servicemen were killed in the assault carried out by Japanese airplanes. The tweet was swiftly deleted from the @FLOTUS account and a second tweet posted with the correct date. On the airfields around Pearl Harbor, the Japanese destroyed 161 American planes and seriously damaged 102 aircraft.