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Pearl Harbor's 70th anniversary: A visual timeline of the attack
A remembrance of the Japanese surprise attack that killed thousands of Americans and thrust the U.S. into World War II
 
Pearl Harbor's 70th anniversary: A visual timeline of the attack REUTERS/Lee Celano

Wednesday marks the 70th anniversary of the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, which killed 2,390 Americans and pushed the U.S. into World War II. Pearl Harbor veteran Robert Templet (seen here) was walking to breakfast when he heard buzzing, and looked up to see a smiling, low-flying Japanese pilot dropping a torpedo. Here, a look back at the day President Franklin D. Roosevelt said would "live in infamy."

 

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