Monday, October 31, 2016
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Calico Rock Museum & Visitor Center
America was resisting efforts to entice her into the war. All of that changed on December 7, 1941 when America was suddenly attacked at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. A vast majority of America's Navy was decimated during the surprise raid by Japanese war planes.
President Franklin Roosevelt said that day would live in infamy and his words have rung true for 75 years. Those bombs shattered our ships, destroyed the lives of our military men (several from Arkansas), and tore apart our innocence.