On a pier within view of the USS Arizona Memorial, a ceremony honors those who died Dec. 7, 1941, and those who survived.
Before the Wednesday morning National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Commemoration Ceremony, visitors checked out the sunrise.
Visitors mingled at Kilo Pier before the ceremony, which was held almost 75 years to the minute after Japanese aircraft started bombing Oahu.
A Navy vessel plied the harbor near the USS Arizona Memorial straddling the wreckage of the battleship where 1,177 sailors and marines died.
Vietnam veteran Jim Corrales of California hugged a fellow vet before the ceremony. In all, 2,403 Americans died in the attack.
Timothy Payne, right, an 82nd Airborne veteran, shared a moment with Pearl Harbor attack survivors before the ceremony.
The destroyer USS Halsey sailed past the USS Arizona Memorial in a pass-in-review during the ceremony. The destroyer was named in honor of Fleet Adm. William Halsey Jr., who commanded the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise that was based at Pearl Harbor but at sea during the attack.
Aircraft from the 199th Fighter Squadron and 19th Fighter Squadron flew over Pearl Harbor in a missing-man formation in which one of the fighters ultimately peeled away.
As they exited the ceremony, Pearl Harbor survivors and other World War II veterans were saluted by active-duty personnel from all branches.
World War II veteran Robert Kishinami of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team returns a salute from active-duty personnel.
Many of the special guests were transported to and from the ceremony in a bus decorated for the occasion.
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