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Governor Directs Flags to be Flown at Half-Staff For National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

December 06, 2006 - TRC

AUGUSTA – In accordance with President Bush’s proclamation and in respect for the victims of Pearl Harbor, Governor John E. Baldacci has directed that the United States flag and the State of Maine flag be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset tomorrow, Thursday, December 7.

This year marks the sixty-fifth anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor. More than 2,400 Americans died in the attack. National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day was established to honor those who died in the attack and those who fought in World War II to protect our freedom.

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