Pearl Harbor hosted a number of events Wednesday to remember the December 7, 1941 surprise attack by the Japanese. Many current military and veterans alike showed up to honor those who served.

The patriotism of Americans living during those events was contrasted with Americans today. Admiral Harry B. Harris, Jr., had this to say:

Some were angry with this statement.

Others disagreed:

Today was also a time to remember all veterans of World War II.

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