"Remember Pearl Harbor" Lapel Pin

Physical Description
Cast metal featuring an eagle with spread wings. A pierced oval with "Remember" in red above a pearl and "Harbor" in blue below.
General History
After the December 7, 1941, bombing of the military base at Pearl Harbor, Americans rallied around the war effort with the patriotic cry, "Remember Pearl Harbor." Thousands of buttons or lapel pins were distributed to remind Americans of the tragic event and to solidify the war efforts.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
enamel (overall material)
overall: 1 3/4 in x 2 in x 1/4 in; 4.445 cm x 5.08 cm x .635 cm
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related event
Pearl Harbor, Attack on
World War II
The Great Depression and World War II
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, General
The Price of Freedom: Americans at War
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History