Pearl Harbor 70th Anniversary: 20 moving images in remembrance of the attack

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USS SHAW exploding during the Japanese raid on Pearl Harbor." December 7, 1941.

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta will commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor Wednesday at a wreath-laying at the US Navy Memorial in Washington, DC.

In Hawaii, there will be a moment of silence at 7:55 a.m. (12:55 EST) in memoriam of the 2,390 Americans who died when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.

Pearl Harbor Day: Leon Panetta commemorates 70th anniversary

We remember the attack in photos:

All images from the U.S. National Archive.