Infamy: Pearl Harbor Remembered

The National WWII Museum's Newest Special Exhibit

On display November 17, 2021 – June 26, 2022 in The Joe W. and Dorothy D. Brown Foundation Special Exhibit Gallery

In commemoration of the 80th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Infamy: Pearl Harbor Remembered reflects on the devastating events of December 7, 1941. By spurring the US Congress to declare war on Japan and serving as a rallying cry for the US war effort, the attack on Pearl Harbor has become known as a catalyst for America’s entry into World War II—and focal point when considering their actions during the war.

Rather than concentrate on the events of the day, this new special exhibit examines how the attack has been remembered both during the war and since. Utilizing artifacts, images, oral histories, and video productions, Infamy encourages visitors to think beyond what they already know about the infamous day and consider it as a part of the whole—the timeline that led up to it, the American identity still shaped by it, and even other moments since that have inspired similar unity across our nation.

Most of all, the exhibit seeks to provide visitors with new insights and personal reflections regarding one of the most consequential events in American history. It will be on display in The Joe W. and Dorothy D. Brown Foundation Special Exhibit Gallery from November 17, 2021 through June 26, 2022.

Sponsored by
Lockton In Memory of Charles R. Godchaux Union Pacific Foundation Peoples Health Jones Walker, LLC

With Additional Support from
The Alden and Margaret Laborde Foundation
Alan Franco

gallery guidelines

The National WWII Museum

Museum Campus

Exhibit Location

Louisiana Memorial Pavilion