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Wasn't it sad to see how few people are left to go commemorate Pearl Harbor ?

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Dec 8, 2016 in Miscellaneous ♑ by Hitman (3,571 points)


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Marianne Dec 8, 2016
I am sorry to hear that. It reminds me of some commemorations in Europe.

BBC remembers:

TheOtherTink Dec 8, 2016

Yes, very sad.  I saw an interview with 4 of the 5 living survivors of the Arizona who made it back to Pearl Harbor for the 75th anniversary ceremonies. They are in their 90s now, among the last of the Greatest Generation. :'-(

I also saw Adm. Harry Harris's speech.

Marianne TheOtherTink Dec 9, 2016

I can only share this link with you:

In German:

(The Figaro shows two photos and a graph of the disaster, the Corriere della sera a whole series of pictures.)

TheOtherTink TheOtherTink Dec 10, 2016
Thank you, Marianne.

It's so sad, the psychological burdens that so many combat veterans have to bear for their entire lives, something others can only try to imagine.  

Marianne TheOtherTink Dec 12, 2016

You're welcome, T(h)ink, yes, it is very sad.

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