December 7th will be remembered forever in the United States, as it marks the day Japanese forces attacked the U.S. naval base in Pearl Harbor.
December 8th, 1941
"December 7, 1941 - a date which will live in infamy - the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan."
On Tuesday, the U.S. will commemorate 80 years since attacks that shook the country, so focused on the war in Europe, it lost sight of the threat posed by Japan.
The attack which took the lives of over 23-hundred Americans, leading the U.S. to enter the second World War, and the eventual defeat of Japan in August 1945.