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."
THE WEEK'S AUDIOPHILE PODCASTS: LISTEN SMARTER
- How to be the most productive person in your office — and still get home by 5:30 p.m.
- 43 TV shows to watch in 2014
- Why the Chinese military is only a paper dragon
- How our botched understanding of 'science' ruins everything
- Libertarianism's terrible, horrible, no good, very bad idea
- Christian conservatives have a terrifying new bogeyman: The Christian leftist
- 6 things the happiest families all have in common
- Eric Holder blew it as attorney general. His replacement will, too,
- How ancient DNA is rewriting human history
- Confronting our twisted relationship with food
Subscribe to the Week