Today marks the 69th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Many a tweet has been posted in remembrance of the day that launched the US into World War II, some decidedly less conventional than others.

Thoughtful sentiments flooded Twitter today, as people remembered the lives lost, the soldiers who fought, and those who are still fighting.

Remember Pearl Harbor today. Remember the sacrifice & the loss. But also remember the courage & the resolve & the way America fought back.less than a minute ago via web

"We're the lucky ones," says Pearl Harbor survivor Louis Conter. "We came home and got married and had kids and... http://fb.me/HOoFNjqqless than a minute ago via Facebook

On This Day. 1941: President Roosevelt reacted with “deadly calm” to news of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.less than a minute ago via web

69 years ago today The Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor killing over 2,403  people. Take a minute to remember and salute our heroes today...less than a minute ago via web

On this anniversary of Pearl Harbor, let's remember all those who serve, have served and their families.less than a minute ago via web



It's Twitter, though, so there were the usual offbeat takes as well.


I just realized that if Assange had released Japan's secrets to the world in 1941, Pearl Harbor may have been prevented. I'm coming around.less than a minute ago via Kiwi

Today is the sad anniversary of Pearl Harbor, an unfortunate misstep in the otherwise perfect career of Mr. Ben Affleck.less than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone

It's Pearl Harbor Day so remember the Alamo!less than a minute ago via TouchTwit

isnt today when Pearl Harbor happened in like 1941?.... cant believe I remembered that. #stuffthatstuckfromAPUShistroy   go figureless than a minute ago via web

Hey @NintendoAmerica: Don't you think it's in poor taste to declare December 7th "Nintendo Day"?  Ever heard of Pearl Harbor?  #PRfailless than a minute ago via ÜberTwitter