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USS Kidd holds Pearl Harbor remembrance ceremony

8 years 2 months 2 weeks ago Monday, December 07 2015 Dec 7, 2015 December 07, 2015 8:47 AM December 07, 2015 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Joe Hagan

BATON ROUGE- Today the USS Kidd is holding a rememberance ceremony 74 years after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Veterans and community members are invited to honor the thousands of people who lost their lives in the attack.

The event commemorates the Japanese ambush on the U.S. naval base in Hawaii in which 2,400 Americans were killed. The attack brought the U.S. into World War II.

The observance will be held aboard the USS Kidd at 11:55 a.m. CT, the exact time the attack occured in 1941. The event is free and open to the public.

The USS Kidd is named after the captain of the USS Arizona which was destroyed during the Pearl Harbor attacks. You can find more information about the event at the USS Kidd website.

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