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

Pearl Harbor, images from a day of "infamy."

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USS SHAW exploding during the Japanese raid on Pearl Harbor." December 7, 1941. (National Archives /Courtesy)

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.

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