VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — President Franklin Delano Roosevelt called it a “date which will live in infamy.”
More than 3,600 service members were killed or wounded on Dec. 7, 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. The attack propelled the United States into World War II.
On Thursday, Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story remembered those who served with a ceremony.
The ceremony was scheduled to begin at 12:55 p.m. — the exact time the Japanese attack began.