With the Lincoln Memorial in the background, visitors tour the World War II Memorial in Washington on April 29, 2004. The national monument honors the 16 million U.S. men and women who served during World War II. (AP Photo/Adele Starr)
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.