Video Roundup: 70th annivesary of Pearl Harbor attack

YouTube, Vimeo offer up video histories of 1941 attack

Today is the 70th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, a "date that will live in infamy" for many Americans and their families. Try and take a break today to watch some of the video histories about the day on YouTube and Vimeo:

This video gives a quick overview of the attack:

On Vimeo, ETS Pictures offers up this video, "First Shot, Day One: A 70th Anniversary Pearl Harbor Rememberance" as part of the 70years.org project.

First Shot, Day One: A 70th Anniversary Pearl Harbor Remembrance from ETS Pictures on Vimeo.

A lot of the veterans who survived the attack on Pearl Harbor are no longer with us, so listening to the survivors who are still here makes it even more poignant. The Washington Times offers up this video with interviews of veterans who survived the raid:

On Dec. 8, 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt gave his "date that will live in infamy speech." The audio of the speech is here (along with photos). You can also watch the speech here (embedding disabled).

If you want to watch more videos, just hit Google and search for "Pearl Harbor 70th anniversary" under videos.

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