Current Affairs


Ships, jets, giant crowd mark Pearl Harbor anniversary event

  • The crowd bowed their heads at the precise moment decades ago when Japanese planes began their assault on the U.S. naval base at the harbor.
  • The ceremony at Pearl Harbor, marking the 75th anniversary of the attack that plunged the United States into World War II and left more than 2,300 service people dead.
  • The anniversary is tribute to “what freedom does when it is faced with fascism”.