Scenes from Pearl Harbor Day's 70th anniversary ceremonies on Oahuby: Maureen O'Connell
posted: Thu Dec 08, 2011 at 12:24 PM
Toward the end of the commemoration event, military survivors were recognized during wreath presentations. They stood as wreathes were presented at their respective ships — USS Utah, USS West Virginia, USS Oklahoma, USS California, USS Nevada, USS Arizona, USS Tennessee and USS Pennsylvania — and at battle sites including Wheeler Field, Hickam Field, Bellows Field, Schofield Barracks, Ewa Mooring Mast, and the Naval Air Station.
The 70th Anniversary Pearl Harbor Commemoration, which started as the day's first burst of light was shining on the waterfront Pearl Harbor visitor center (pictured, above) wrapped up at about 9:15 a.m. with a "Walk of Honor," during which Pearl Harbor survivors, WWII veterans and others passed through an honor cordon, patriotic music and a tug boat water tribute.
For additional information about Pearl Harbor Day’s 70th anniversary, titled "The Enduring Legacy" or the National Park Service World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument, click here.
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