The World War II Memorial, foreground, and the Lincoln Memorial, background are seen from the Washington Monument on April 29, 2004. The national monument honors the 16 million U.S. men and women who served during World War II. (AP Photo/Lauren Burke)
Gallery: Memories of World War II
Jan. 07, 2009 @ 01:44 PM
The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, ushered the United States into World War II on Dec. 7, 1941. It changed the lives of millions of Americans who put on their country's uniform and went into battle.