Little Creek-Fort Story remembers Pearl Harbor with ceremony

FILE - In this Dec. 7, 1941 photo made available by the U.S. Navy, a small boat rescues a seaman from the USS West Virginia burning in the foreground in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, after Japanese aircraft attacked the military installation. A few dozen survivors of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor plan to gather in Hawaii, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, to remember those killed 75 years ago. (U.S. Navy via AP, File)

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.

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The ceremony was scheduled to begin at 12:55 p.m. — the exact time the Japanese attack began.