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Leaders gather to temper the bonds made after the bombing of Pearl Harbor

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Video by William Cole
For many decades, official observances around the "day of infamy" when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, only recognized the 2,390 American and civilian casualties on Oahu -- and not the Japanese losses.
KAT WADE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
                                Genshitsu Sen, left; Bishop Shokai Kanai of Nichiren Mission of Hawaii; Rear Adm. Kenneth R. Whitesell, deputy commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet; and Koichi Ito, consul general of Japan in Honolulu, on Monday looked over two books filled with names of the Japanese and American casualties from the Pearl Harbor attack of Dec. 7, 1941, following an annual ceremony on Ford Island.
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KAT WADE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

Genshitsu Sen, left; Bishop Shokai Kanai of Nichiren Mission of Hawaii; Rear Adm. Kenneth R. Whitesell, deputy commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet; and Koichi Ito, consul general of Japan in Honolulu, on Monday looked over two books filled with names of the Japanese and American casualties from the Pearl Harbor attack of Dec. 7, 1941, following an annual ceremony on Ford Island.

KAT WADE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
                                U.S. and Japanese dignitaries observed a moment of silence Monday during the annual “Lives Remembered: A Tribute to the Fallen of Pearl Harbor” ceremony at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.
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KAT WADE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

U.S. and Japanese dignitaries observed a moment of silence Monday during the annual “Lives Remembered: A Tribute to the Fallen of Pearl Harbor” ceremony at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.

KAT WADE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
                                Genshitsu Sen, left; Bishop Shokai Kanai of Nichiren Mission of Hawaii; Rear Adm. Kenneth R. Whitesell, deputy commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet; and Koichi Ito, consul general of Japan in Honolulu, on Monday looked over two books filled with names of the Japanese and American casualties from the Pearl Harbor attack of Dec. 7, 1941, following an annual ceremony on Ford Island.
KAT WADE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
                                U.S. and Japanese dignitaries observed a moment of silence Monday during the annual “Lives Remembered: A Tribute to the Fallen of Pearl Harbor” ceremony at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.