Wednesday, December 8, 2010

December 7 ,1941 : Pearl Harbor Day Remembered

7th December of every year is remembered as Perl Harbour day. The surprise Japanese attack occurred on this date in 1941.Sixty-nine years ago today, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. 2,402 US personnel were killed — 1,177 of them were sailors on the USS Arizona.

December 7 1941 and the attack on Pearl Harbor is an important day in American history and movies were made about Pearl Harbor Day to motivate the American people to be strong in the face of war. Here are some:

From Here to Eternity
This 1953 Oscar winner is the story of soldiers stationed in Hawaii, on the eve of Pearl Harbor. From Here to Eternity won multiple Oscars, taking home the awards for Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor (Frank Sinatra), Best Supporting Actress (Donna Reed) and five other Academy Awards. If you’ve never seen this film, rent it today! It’s amazing.

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