Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration

Join us as we remember Pearl Harbor on its 78th anniversary.

December 07 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Learn More + Add to calendar 2019-12-07 11:30:00 AM 2019-12-07 2:00:00 PM America/Mexico_City Louisiana Memorial Pavilion 945 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130 Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Join us as we remember Pearl Harbor on its 78th anniversary.
Location: Louisiana Memorial Pavilion
945 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Join us as we remember Pearl Harbor. The surprise Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, forever known as a "day of infamy," plunged the United States into World War II. Each year, The National WWII Museum commemorates the lives lost on December 7, 1941.

The Museum will host a lecture and commemoration ceremony. Programming is free and open to the public and all are invited to attend.

Schedule of Events:

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Ceremony
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion

Join us as we remember the attack on Pearl Harbor and commemorate the lives lost. Can’t make it to the Museum? Watch the event live.

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Lagniappe Lecture
Jack Henkels Presents “78 Years Ago: The Pearl Harbor Attack”
H. Mortimer Favrot Orientation Center

Seventy-eight years ago, a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor launched the United States into World War II. Why did Japan attack Pearl Harbor? Why was the United States caught off guard? These and other questions will be answered by Park Ranger Jack Henkels, formerly of the USS Arizona Memorial.