Concurrent with the 72nd anniversary commemoration of the attack on Pearl Harbor, the @USSArizona account “live-tweeted” the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor as it happened in real time. The simple tweets, accompanied by archival photographs, manage to create a chilling account of the morning’s events and place the anniversary into solemn perspective.

Survivors of the attack were on hand today for the commemoration ceremony.

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Forget SpaghettiOs: Here’s a much better use of social media on #PearlHarbor72