Defense Secretary Leon Panetta will commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor Wednesday at a wreath-laying at the US Navy Memorial in Washington, DC.
In Hawaii, there will be a moment of silence at 7:55 a.m. (12:55 EST) in memoriam of the 2,390 Americans who died when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Pearl Harbor Day: Leon Panetta commemorates 70th anniversary
We remember the attack in photos:
All images from the U.S. National Archive.