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Park to Host Memorial Flag Display

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Date: April 30, 2013
Contact: Benjamin Hayes, 671-333-4051

War in the Pacific National Historical Park will host a commemorative flag display at Asan Beach on Saturday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day. As part of Memorial Day events at National Parks across the nation, over 3,050 United States and Guam flags will be placed at Asan Beach. Each U.S. flag will represent one of the 1,885 U.S. Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines who were killed or died from wounds suffered during the 1941 Japanese invasion and 1944 battle to liberate Guam. Each Guam flag will represent one of the 1,170 Chamorro people who died during the Japanese occupation and battle for Guam.

The flags will be installed by volunteers beginning Saturday May 25 and will be on public display until Tuesday, May 28. Volunteer support is needed. If you are interested in helping, please sign up by calling Ben Hayes at 333-4051.

Please join War in the Pacific National Historical Park for Memorial Day weekend as we remember and honor those that died serving our nation. For more information, call 333-4050.

 

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