A Day We Should Never Forget

Today is Pearl Harbor Day and more and more Americans seem to be forgetting.
The USS Arizona serves as a shrine to that “date which will live in infamy,” a reminder that 67 years ago today, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, killing more than 2,000 servicemen — about half of whom served aboard the famous ship.
Although Sept. 11 lately has overshadowed Dec. 7 as a newer symbol of unity and resolve under attack, the latter date has not been forgotten by a younger generation at the military academy.

“I think it was a turning point for us. It got Americans involved in the Second World War. It was important, because Americans defending our country gave their lives out there. They deserve to be remembered,” said Connor McCarthy, 15, a sophomore and petty officer second class at the academy.
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