U.S.-WASHINGTON D.C.-PEARL HARBOR ATTACK-THE 76TH COMMEMORATION

(171207) -- WASHINGTON, Dec. 7, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Robert Kaufman (R), the living American on board the USS Missouri witnessing Japan's surrender during World War II, attends the 76th Commemoration on Pearl Harbor Attack at the Navy Memorial Plaza in Washington D.C., the Unite States, on Dec. 7, 2017. Japan launched a sneak attack on Pearl Harbor naval base on the island of Oahu in Hawaii in 1941, killing more than 2,400 U.S. military personnel and civilians. The next day, then President Franklin Roosevelt asked Congress for a declaration of war against Japan, which launched the American involvement in World War II. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

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