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Survivors to Commemorate 73rd Anniversary of Pearl Harbor Attack

Survivors to Commemorate 73rd Anniversary of Pearl Harbor Attack

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This article was originally published by Reuters.

(Reuters) – More than 50 World War Two veterans will gather in Honolulu on Sunday to commemorate the 73rd anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor that left more than 2,000 Americans dead and thrust the United States into the war.

The early morning ceremony on the main lawn of the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center was expected to draw 2,500 people, organizers said.

Among them will be four of the nine remaining Pearl Harbor survivors who have traveled to Oahu for the last official gathering of the USS Arizona Reunion Association.

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