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World War II Veterans Return To Pearl Harbor To Commemorate 72nd Anniversary

December 7, 2013: Pearl Harbor survivor Ewalt Schatz takes a picture at a ceremony commemorating the 72nd anniversary of the Japanese WWII attack. - Found via Buzzfeed

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121207-N-XD424-066 PEARL HARBOR (Dec. 07, 2012) Pearl Harbor survivors salute during the 71st Anniversary Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration. More than 2000 guests, including Pearl Harbor survivors and other veterans, attended the National Park Service and U.S. Navy-hosted joint memorial ceremony at the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument. This year’s theme focused on “Coming of Age – From Innocence to Valor.” (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Dustin W. Sisco)

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from Click Americana

Writer tells story of attack on Pearl Harbor (1941

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The USS Arizona lies underwater in Pearl Harbor, the final resting place of over 1000 American soldiers/navy men. It is said that she leaks some oil still and that the oil will stop only when the last survivors of the attack die. Some say the ship cries for the hundreds of men who died on board.

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121207-N-WF272-035 PEARL HARBOR (Dec. 7, 2012) Pearl Harbor survivors attend the 71st Anniversary Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration ceremony at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. More than 2000 guests attended the National Park Service and U.S. Navy-hosted joint memorial ceremony at the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument. This year’s theme focused on “Coming of Age – From Innocence to Valor.” (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Diana Quinlan/Released)

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