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Pearl Harbor survivor Armando Chick Galella, 91, of

Pearl Harbor survivor Armando Chick Galella, 91, of Sleepy Hollow, tosses a wreath into the Hudson River during a ceremony at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum commemorating the 71st anniversary of the attack at Pearl Harbor. (Dec. 7, 2012) Photo Credit: AP

The 71st anniversary of the World War II attack on Pearl Harbor was commemorated Friday with local survivors of the attack participating in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in Manhattan, while in Hawaii, survivors participated in a ceremony at the World War II Valor In The Pacific National Monument in Pearl Harbor. (Dec. 7, 2012)

Pearl Harbor survivor Armando Chick Galella, 91, of
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Pearl Harbor survivor Armando Chick Galella, 91, of Sleepy Hollow, tosses a wreath into the Hudson River during a ceremony at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum commemorating the 71st anniversary of the attack at Pearl Harbor. (Dec. 7, 2012)

Pearl Harbor survivor Victor Miranda of San Diego,
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Pearl Harbor survivor Victor Miranda of San Diego, Calif., wipes his eyes during the 71st Annual Memorial Ceremony commemorating the attack on Pearl Harbor at the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (Dec. 7, 2012)

Pearl Harbor survivor Daniel Fruchter of Eastchester salutes
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Pearl Harbor survivor Daniel Fruchter of Eastchester salutes members of the color guard before ceremonies at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum commemorating the 71st anniversary of the attack at Pearl Harbor. (Dec. 7, 2012)

Pearl Harbor survivor Aaron Chabin, 89, of Bayside,
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Pearl Harbor survivor Aaron Chabin, 89, of Bayside, attends a ceremony commemorating the 71st anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. (Dec. 7, 2012)

Pearl Harbor survivors, from left, Clark Simmons of
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Pearl Harbor survivors, from left, Clark Simmons of Brooklyn, Aaron Chabin of Bayside, Armando Chick Galella of Sleepy Hollow, Chaplin William Kalaidjain and Daniel Fruchter of Eastchester, salute during ceremonies at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum commemorating the 71st anniversary of the attack at Pearl Harbor. (Dec. 7, 2012)

Pearl Harbor survivors, from left, Clark Simmons of
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Pearl Harbor survivors, from left, Clark Simmons of Brooklyn, Aaron Chabin of Bayside, Armando Chick Galella of Sleepy Hollow, and Chaplin William Kalaidjain and Daniel Fruchter of Eastchester, listen during ceremonies at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum commemorating the attack on Pearl Harbor. (Dec. 7, 2012)

The USS Michael Murphy performs a pass in
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The USS Michael Murphy performs a pass in review near the USS Arizona Memorial during the 71st Annual Memorial Ceremony commemorating the attack on Pearl Harbor at the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (Dec. 7, 2012)

Pearl Harbor survivors Victor Miranda of San Diego
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Pearl Harbor survivors Victor Miranda of San Diego and Paul Kennedy of Indiana speak with National Park Historian Daniel Martinez at the 71st Annual Memorial Ceremony commemorating the attack on Pearl Harbor at the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (Dec. 7, 2012)

Pearl Harbor survivors Michael Ganitch of California and
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Pearl Harbor survivors Michael Ganitch of California and Robert McCoy of Hawaii talk during the 71st Annual Memorial Ceremony commemorating the attack on Pearl Harbor at the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (Dec. 7, 2012)

Pearl Harbor survivors, from left, Clark Simmons, of
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Pearl Harbor survivors, from left, Clark Simmons, of Brooklyn, Aaron Chabin of Bayside, Armando Chick Galella of Sleepy Hollow and Chaplin William Kalaidjain, salute during ceremonies at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum commemorating the 71st anniversary of the attack at Pearl Harbor. (Dec. 7, 2012)

Jim Mullarkey, state commander of the New York
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Jim Mullarkey, state commander of the New York Catholic War Veterans of the United States, warms up with his bugle before ceremonies at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum commemorating the 71st anniversary of the attack at Pearl Harbor. (Dec. 7, 2012).

Several survivors of the attack on Pearl Harbor
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Several survivors of the attack on Pearl Harbor share memories before the start of a ceremony commemorating the 71st anniversary of the attack. They were at the World War II Valor In The Pacific National Monument in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (Dec. 7, 2012)

An honor guard fires a seven-gun salute during
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An honor guard fires a seven-gun salute during a ceremony commemorating the 71st anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor during a ceremony at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. (Dec. 7, 2012)

Maj. Gen. William Razz Waff, commanding general of
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Maj. Gen. William Razz Waff, commanding general of the 99th Regional Support, speaks during a ceremony commemorating the 71st anniversary of the Japanese attacks on Pearl Harbor at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. (Dec. 7, 2012)

Pearl Harbor survivor Aaron Chabin, 89, of Bayside,
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Pearl Harbor survivor Aaron Chabin, 89, of Bayside, attends a ceremony commemorating the 71st anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. (Dec. 7, 2012)

Pearl Harbor survivor Aaron Chabin, 89, walks with
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Pearl Harbor survivor Aaron Chabin, 89, walks with Helene Chabin, his wife of 58 years, after attending a ceremony commemorating the 71st anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. (Dec. 7, 2012)

Cover of Newsday extra published on Dec. 8,
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Cover of Newsday extra published on Dec. 8, 1941. Headline: "War: 3,000 Casualties in Hawaii; 1,500 Dead"

Sailors on a small boat rescue a USS
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Sailors on a small boat rescue a USS West Virginia crew member from the water after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (Dec. 7, 1941)

Smoke rises from the battleship USS Arizona as
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Smoke rises from the battleship USS Arizona as it sinks during a Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (Dec. 7, 1941)

Sailors stand among wrecked airplanes at Ford Island
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Sailors stand among wrecked airplanes at Ford Island Naval Air Station as they watch the explosion of the USS Shaw in the background during the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (Dec. 7, 1941)

People buy newspapers in Times Square reporting the
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People buy newspapers in Times Square reporting the Japanese attack on U.S. bases in the Pacific Ocean. (Dec. 7, 1941)

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