The 76th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

Seventy-six years ago, the words, “Remember Pearl Harbor!” served as a rally cry for the entire country as the United States plunged into World War II following the surprise attack by the Japanese. This year, we use the slogan once again to commemorate the events of that infamous day.

December 07 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Learn More + Add to calendar 2017-12-07 11:00:00 AM 2017-12-07 2:00:00 PM America/Mexico_City 945 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130 The 76th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor Seventy-six years ago, the words, “Remember Pearl Harbor!” served as a rally cry for the entire country as the United States plunged into World War II following the surprise attack by the Japanese. This year, we use the slogan once again to commemorate the events of that infamous day.
Location: 945 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Thursday, December 7
 
Seventy-six years ago, the words, “Remember Pearl Harbor!” served as a rally cry for the entire country as the United States plunged into World War II following the surprise attack by the Japanese. This year, we use the slogan once again to commemorate the events of that infamous day.

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
US Marine Corps Band Quintet
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion
 
11:30 a.m. – Noon
Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Ceremony
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion
 
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Lagniappe Lecture
Jack Henkels presents 76 Years Ago: The Pearl Harbor Attack
H. Mortimer Favrot Orientation Center
 
Park Ranger Jack Henkels, formerly of the USS Arizona Memorial, answers the burning questions that plagued the minds of Americans after the Pearl Harbor attacks—why did the Japanese attack? And why was America so caught off-guard?