Pearl Harbor Day, Navy Memorial, Steve Twomey
Pulitzer Prize winning author Steve Twomey discusses his new book "Countdown to Pearl Harbor" as part of the Navy Memorial's "Authors on Deck" book lecture series.
Naval District Washington also commemorated Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day with a wreath laying ceremony with the Navy Band and Ceremonial Guard, and Pearl Harbor survivor former CPO Frank McCauley Ruby (age 99) at the United States Navy Memorial in Washington D.C.on Dec. 7, 2016. The ceremony marked the 75th anniversary of the attacks that led the U.S. into joining World War II. Guest speaker was U.S. Navy Memorial Treasurer and President Emeritus, RADM Ted Walker who witnessed the 1941 battle as a 9-year old boy. Rear Adm. Charles Rock, Commandant, Naval District Washington, presented the wreath with CPO Ruby.
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Pearl Harbor Day at the Navy Memorial - 2016