Monday, June 6, 2016

USA ~Pearl Harbor - Remember December 7-1941~

...Great postcard showing a tragic piece in American history... the attack on Pearl Harbor is the day that changed the direction of WWII...must have been a very sad place to visit...Thanks a lot Andron!!

Clockwise from top left (from backside postcard):
American Flag - USS Arizona Memorial - USS after the attack - Punchbowl National Cemetery - USS Arizona in 1920.

Pearl Harbor is a lagoon harbor on the island of Oahu, Hawaii, west of Honolulu. Much of the harbor and surrounding lands is a United States Navy deep-water naval base. It is also the headquarters of the United States Pacific Fleet.

The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the US naval base at Pearl Harbor, in the Territory of Hawaii, on the morning of December 7, 1941 by the Empire of Japan and  was the immediate cause of the United States' entry into World War II.
The devastating surprise attack killed 2,403 and wounded over 1,000.


"The Moon" Global Forever stamp
(Issued 22-02-2016)

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