AMER­ICA RE­MEM­BERS

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The events of Pearl Har­bour con­tinue to live long in the mem­ory of Amer­i­cans, with Na­tional Pearl Har­bour Re­mem­brance Day tak­ing place ev­ery year on 7 De­cem­ber in the United States. Amer­i­cans use this day to re­mem­ber and hon­our those killed in the at­tack. There are also many me­mo­ri­als in Hawaii ded­i­cated to the US sol­diers and civil­ians who lost their lives. The most fa­mous of these is the USS Ari­zona Me­mo­rial, which stands on the wa­ter above the sunken wreck­age of the USS Ari­zona, one of the ships that was bombed by the Ja­panese at Pearl Har­bour. The USS Ari­zona Me­mo­rial

The USS Ari­zona Me­mo­rial will stage an 11day se­ries of spe­cial events, in­clud­ing mil­i­tary pa­rades, mu­sic con­certs and movie screen­ings, to com­mem­o­rate the 75th an­niver­sary of the at­tack. The theme of this year’s com­mem­o­ra­tions is ‘Hon­our­ing the Past, Inspiring the Fu­ture’. Amer­i­cans are pre­par­ing to mark the 75th an­niver­sary

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