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A 'Day That Will Live in Infamy'
On December 7, 1941, the Japanese launched a surprise attack on an American naval base at Pearl Harbor, near Honolulu, Hawaii. United States President Franklin Delano Roosevelt declared war on Japan the following day, making the United States a full participant in World War II.
Take this quiz to see how well you know your Pearl Harbor facts.
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- History.com: Pearl Harbor, http://www.history.com/topics/pearl-harbor
- The National Park Service: World War II Valor in the Pacific, http://www.nps.gov/valr/index.htm
- Richard, J. "Pearl Harbor Day: Key Facts About the Attack on December 7, 1941." AOL News, http://www.aolnews.com/2010/12/07/pearl-harbor-day-key-facts-about-the-attack-on-december-7-1941/