PHOTOS: Remembering Pearl Harbor

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In this Dec. 7, 1941 file photo, sailors on a small boat rescue a USS West Virginia crew member from the water after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (AP Photo)


This morning marked the 71st anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the surprise attack that propelled the United States into World War II. The attack killed 2,390 service members and 49 civilans. Memorials are happening all over the country today and you can read about the ceremony happening in Hawaii here.

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In this Dec. 7, 1941 photo provided by the U.S. Navy, sailors stand among wrecked airplanes at Ford Island Naval Air Station as they watch the explosion of the USS Shaw in the background, during the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (AP Photo)


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This Dec. 7, 1941 image provided by the U.S. War Department made from a Japanese newsreel shows Japanese planes over Hawaii during the attack on Pearl Harbor. (AP Photo/U.S. War Department)


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In this Dec. 7, 1941 file photo, officers' wives head to their quarters after investigating the sound of an explosion and seeing smoke in distance in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (AP Photo)


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In this Dec. 7, 1941 file photo, smoke rises from the battleship USS Arizona as it sinks during a Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (AP File Photo)


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In this Dec. 7, 1941 file photo, American ships burn during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (AP Photo)


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In this Dec. 7, 1941 file photo, the destroyer USS Shaw explodes after being hit during the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (AP Photo)


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in this Dec. 7, 1941 file photo, the battleship USS West Virginia, center, begins to sink after suffering heavy damage, while the USS Maryland, left, is still afloat in Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii. The capsized USS Oklahoma is at right. (AP Photo/U.S. Navy, File)


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This Dec. 7, 1941 image shows a Japanese Navy aerial view of smoking U.S. ships during the attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Japanese Navy)


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In this Dec. 7, 1941 file photo, a Japanese plane goes into its last dive as it heads toward the ground in flames after it was hit by Naval anti-aircraft fire during a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (AP Photo)

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