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Pearl Harbor salute at year 70

  • GEORGE F. LEE / glee@staradvertiser.com

    @Caption1:Members of the Jikoen Hongwanji Mission and students of the Pacific Buddhist Academy folded 2,002 origami cranes for the flag room of the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor. The Rev. Shindo Nishiyama delivered an invocation Sunday at the presentation of the cranes.

  • GEORGE F. LEE
    The Rev. Shindo Nishiyama delivered an invocation Sunday at the presentation of the cranes.

About 1.5 million people annually gaze upon the sunken battleship USS Arizona in Pearl Harbor, examining the coral-encrusted armor and droplets of rising fuel oil for insight into the cataclysm that struck Hawaii — and the United States — 70 years ago on Dec. 7, 1941. Read more

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