A Day That Will Live In Infamy

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Well this is not really Off-Topic since it is what officially brought the US into WW2 however since most people seem to post here in the off topic thread I decided to post this here.

Dec. 7, 1941 - A Day That Will Live In Infamy and shall never be forgotten. May their souls rest in peace.
 

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Dec. 7, 1941 - A Day That Will Live In Infamy and shall never be forgotten. May there souls rest in peace.

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Chris posted this back in 2005, 12 years ago but IMHO it is just as important/current today as it was then.
To the 2,403 who lost their lives 76 years ago today, 7 December 2017
Casualties
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USA : 218 KIA, 364 WIA.
USN: 2,008 KIA, 710 WIA.
USMC: 109 KIA, 69 WIA.
Civilians: 68 KIA, 35 WIA.
TOTAL: 2,403 KIA, 1,178 WIA.

Battleships
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USS Arizona (BB-39) - total loss when a bomb hit her magazine.
USS Oklahoma (BB-37) - Total loss when she capsized and sank in the harbor.
USS California (BB-44) - Sunk at her berth. Later raised and Repaired.
USS West Virginia (BB-48) - Sunk at her berth. Later raised and Repaired.
USS Nevada - (BB-36) Beached to prevent sinking. Later repaired.
USS Pennsylvania (BB-38) - Light damage.
USS Maryland (BB-46) - Light damage.
USS Tennessee (BB-43) Light damage.
USS Utah (AG-16) - (former battleship used as a target) - Sunk.

Cruisers
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USS New Orleans (CA-32) - Light Damage..
USS San Francisco (CA-38) - Light Damage.
USS Detroit (CL-8) - Light Damage.
USS Raleigh (CL-7) - Heavily damaged but repaired.
USS Helena (CL-50) - Light Damage.
USS Honolulu (CL-48) - Light Damage.

Destroyers
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USS Downes (DD-375) - Destroyed. Parts salvaged.
USS Cassin - (DD-372) Destroyed. Parts salvaged.
USS Shaw (DD-373) - Very heavy damage.
USS Helm (DD-388) - Light Damage.

Minelayer
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USS Ogala (CM-4) - Sunk but later raised and repaired.

Seaplane Tender
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USS Curtiss (AV-4) - Severely damaged but later repaired.

Repair Ship
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USS Vestal (AR-4) - Severely damaged but later repaired.

Harbor Tug
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USS Sotoyomo (YT-9) - Sunk but later raised and repaired.

Aircraft
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188 Aircraft destroyed (92 USN and 92 U.S. Army Air Corps.)
 
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