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Veterans to gather aboard the USS Midway for anniversary of attack on Pearl Harbor

 

Last updated 12/7/2012 at Noon



SAN DIEGO - Veterans will gather aboard the USS Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum in downtown San Diego today to mark the 71th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

The remembrance ceremony is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m., according to the museum's website. The annual event is co-hosted by the museum and the San Diego Pearl Harbor Survivors Association.

Around 100 to 250 veterans and members of the public typically attend the free event each year. The ceremony will include the playing of taps, a gun salute and the throwing of wreathes overboard in honor of those killed in the a...



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