The National Memorial Day in the U.S. — the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor

December 7 United States remember the Japanese attack on the base at Pearl Harbor in 1941 — an event that triggered the U.S. entry into World War II. Special decree of the President of the United States proclaimed this day National Day of Remembrance (National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day). Today, the country remembers the victims of the Second World War, all flags at half-mast, mourning ceremonies are held, patriotic marches stock with a brass band.

During the Second World War 7 December declared war on Japan, the U.S., UK, Canada and several other countries.

U.S. President called December 7, 1941 "shock and a day of national shame." The slogan "Remember Pearl HarborĀ» (Remember Pearl Harbor) was a leading American in the war against Japan.

According to experts, the U.S. lost in the Second World War 418,000 people.