Pearl Harbor ceremony set

By: Staff Report
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Sixty-seven years removed from Pearl Harbor, local veterans aren’t forgetting the anniversary of what President Franklin D. Roosevelt called “a day that will live in infamy.” They plan to gather at 2 p.m. Dec. 7 at the World War II memorial on Vernon Street to pay tribute to those who lost their lives during the attack, which left 2,390 people dead, 1,178 wounded, 21 U.S. ships heavily damaged and 323 aircraft damaged or destroyed, and propelled the U.S. into WWII. The ceremony will also include historical reenactments, musical accompaniment and a wreath presentation. Organizer John Piches said the ceremony’s later time this year would allow more people to attend. This event is co-sponsored by the Roseville Historical Society, Veterans of Roseville, the city of Roseville and SureWest. – Nathan Donato-Weinstein