ednesday 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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