CONCORD – Honoring the 75th anniversary of the attack on the United
States at Pearl Harbor and paying tribute to the sacrifices of those who
were at Pearl Harbor that infamous day, Governor Maggie Hassan has
proclaimed Wednesday, December 7, 2016, as “Pearl Harbor Remembrance
Day” in New Hampshire.
“The course of history for our great nation and the world changed with
the horrific attack at Pearl Harbor 75 years ago,” Governor Hassan said.
“This solemn occasion is an important opportunity to join together in
honoring the sacrifices of the brave lives lost that day, as well as those
who survived and those who courageously went on to defend our nation in
World War II. Because of their selfless sacrifices, our country and world
are safer and stronger. I join all Granite Staters, Americans and people
across the world in remembering this dark day in our nation’s history and
in expressing our profound gratitude for the brave men and women who
sacrificed bravely to protect their fellow citizens and defend our shared
values of freedom, liberty and equality.”
In honor of the lives lost in the attack at Pearl Harbor, Governor Hassan
has directed flags to half-staff on Wednesday, December 7, 2016.
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