Remembering the Pearl Harbor Attack – December 7th, 1941

American ships burn during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on December 7th, 1941(AP Photo)

By Mark Davis Las Vegas Review-Journal

On Sunday, Gov. Steve Sisolak issued a statement ordering “the flags of the United States and the State of Nevada to be flown at half-staff at the State Capitol and all State public buildings and grou …….We hope you appreciate our content. Subscribe today to continue reading this story, and all of our stories.

The proclamation also recognizes the state’s namesake battleship, the USS Nevada,which was stationed at Pearl Harbor during the attack and was hit by six bombs and a torpedo. The USS Nevada was later used during the D-Day invasion in 1944 and the battles of Iwo Jima and Okinawa in 1945.

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1 Response to Remembering the Pearl Harbor Attack – December 7th, 1941

  1. The Flash says:

    Given the attitudes of recent generations, we, the baby-boomer generation, may well be the last generation to give our WWII veterans the remembrance that they earned and SO deserve.

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