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Sandra
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 07, 2016 8:12 am    Post subject: Infamy Wednesday Reply with quote

On December 7, 1941 in an early morning attack, Japanese warplanes bombed the US. naval base at Oakes Pearl Harbor, and the U.S. entered World War II.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 07, 2016 8:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

REMEMBER DEC 7TH AND WHAT HAPPENED THAT DAY
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 07, 2016 9:12 am    Post subject: USS Arizona Memorial Reply with quote

Each visit there to the USS Arizona Memorial is so meaningful, and sombering, and thought provoking. Thanks Sandra.

Paul, picture is amazing. Did you take it?

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 07, 2016 3:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

no and sad to say I didn't take it. I did visit PH around 1981 and it is on my bucket list to visit again.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 08, 2016 3:47 pm    Post subject: USS Arizona Flag Pole Reply with quote

FYI:
A local company and a local retired fireman repaired the flag pole for this anniversary.
http://www.journalgazette.net/news/local/frank-gray/Flagpole-fixer-takes-on-Pearl-Harbor-job-14345278

https://www.gofundme.com/arizonamemorial


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Sandra
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 08, 2016 5:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

How nice.
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