The USS Arizona battleship was bombed and sunk during Japan's surprise morning attack on Pearl Harbor that pulled the United States into World War II.
The message had a much deeper and darker meaning; it informed the ambassador that Japanese forces were about to attack Pearl Harbor.
Thursday is the 76th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, a Japanese assault on a USA naval base that resulted in the deaths of 2,402 Americans, numerous injuries, and the sinking of four battleships. A couple thousand members of the public, Navy and National Park Service officials will join them. He wrote "Countdown to Pearl Harbor", which examines the 12 days leading up to the December 7, 1941, attack. "11/7/1941 Thank you to all military for your courage and sacrifice!" On the airfields around Pearl Harbor, the Japanese destroyed 161 American planes and seriously damaged 102 aircraft.
President Franklin Delano Roosevelt called it a "date which will live in infamy".
According to the U.S. Census 2,403 americans were killed. The tweet was swiftly deleted from the @FLOTUS account and a second tweet posted with the correct date.