AMSTERDAM, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Wednesday marks the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.
On Wednesday, the nation is honoring the sacrifice and dedication of our “Greatest Generation” both civilian and military as they endured incredible sacrifices.
Approximately, 2,400 Americans were killed, and 1,100 others were injured, changing Hawaii and America forever.
You can see the memorial built in the water where the USS Arizona was bombed and ultimately sank.
1,177 men died on board, the greatest death toll ever on a U.S. warship. To date the remains of only 239 have been found. Ceremonies have been held on the island all week.
If you’re looking for somewhere to go to honor those that served, there will be a memorial observance at the Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook on Wednesday.
It starts at 12:55 p.m. with a wreath laying and the playing of “Taps.”