Posts Tagged ‘United States’

Happy Flag Day, America

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

The American Flag. It’s more than the symbol of our country. It’s the symbol of our pride, our personality, our unity.

Old Glory was adopted as the official flag of the United States on June 14, 1777. Today, the stars and stripes fly just as bravely and boldly as ever. The flag represents us; the American people. And today we can proudly stand beneath our flag and salute more than 200 years of freedom.

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Pearl Harbor Day

Monday, December 7th, 2009
The USS Arizona after the attack on Pearl Harbor.

The USS Arizona after the attack on Pearl Harbor.

December 7, 1941. This date was permanently burned into the memory of an entire generation, and more than 65 years later it still holds as one of the most notorious dates in American history.

It was the day of the attack on Pearl Harbor, and a day that changed the world forever. Just before 8a.m. that morning, a group of Japanese planes approached the unsuspecting naval base. They arrived without warning, and without a formal declaration of war.
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