Cleveland Hosts Pearl Harbor Day Remembrance Ceremony

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Cleveland on Thursday honored the memories of those who perished at Pearl Harbor 76 years ago and the survivors of that day when Imperial ajapan attacked the United States.

 

Pearl Harbor survivor George Allen, 95, lit a remembrance candle during the ceremony organized by the Col.

Benjamin Cleveland Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution.

 

State Rep. Kevin Brooks was the featured speaker. Brooks presented a proclamation from Governor Bill Haslam to Mr. Allen.

 

Many veterans groups, including World War II veterans, attended the program held at the Elks Lodge downtown.



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