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Pearl Harbor remembered

An honor guard fires a 7-gun salute during a ceremony commemorating the 71st anniversary of the Japanese attacks on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 2012 in New York City. World War II veterans from the New York metropolitan area participated in a wreath-laying ceremony next to the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, which was damaged in Hurricane Sandy and is undergoing repairs. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Pearl Harbor remembered

More than 2,000 people at Pearl Harbor

and many more around the country are marking the 71st anniversary of

the Japanese attack that killed thousands of people and launched the

United States into World War II.