Brownback orders flags lowered to half-staff for Pearl Harbor Day

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The USS Arizona battleship was bombed and sunk during Japan's surprise morning attack on Pearl Harbor that pulled the United States into World War II.

Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed today, Thursday, December 7, 2017, as Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day in Minnesota.

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The message had a much deeper and darker meaning; it informed the ambassador that Japanese forces were about to attack Pearl Harbor.

In 1988, then-Vice President George H.W. Bush mystified a group of veterans during a speech to American Legion members by declaring, "Today is Pearl Harbor Day" - on September 7. People are remembering the sacrifice of the servicemen that day.

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But, whoops, the correct date is 12/7/1941, of course. The day was referred by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1941 as a "date which will live in infamy".

The service will honor all of the military personnel who were stationed at the naval base in Pearl Harbor when it was attacked by 360 aircraft from carriers of the Japanese Imperial Navy.

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The first lady, Melania Trump, also made a small mistake in a tweet commemorating the anniversary.

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