Pearl Harbor survivors have gathered in Hawaii to pay tribute to those who died in the attack on the US base 60 years ago.
Survivors say the services, which have been held in Hawaii are particularly meaningful this year due to the September 11 attacks.
Meanwhile, in New Orleans, former president George Bush, himself a Naval pilot in World War II, linked the attack with the September 11 terrorism.
"Today we are in a different war. But I think duty, honor, country still prevails," the current president's father said. "They say today 'Remember Pearl Harbor,' but I think, we as a nation, also remember September 11, and we have a good, strong commander in chief."
Bush spoke at the National D-Day Museum's ribbon-cutting for a new wing honoring those who fought in the Pacific Theater in World War II.
Dozens of veterans, many wearing garrison caps embossed with their ships' names, attended ceremonies and speeches on Oahu this week honoring them and their fallen friends.
Exchanging stories and memories of the lost servicemen have evoked complex feelings, they said. Many described a mixture of camaraderie, honor, gratitude and guilt.