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Des Plaines ceremony commemorates Pearl Harbor anniversary

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  • Pearl Harbor survivor Joe Triolo, 97, of Zion talks about that fateful day which he was aboard his ship, the U.S.S. Tangier, when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Thursday was the 76th anniversary of the attack, and Des Plaines marked it with a ceremony.

      Pearl Harbor survivor Joe Triolo, 97, of Zion talks about that fateful day which he was aboard his ship, the U.S.S. Tangier, when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Thursday was the 76th anniversary of the attack, and Des Plaines marked it with a ceremony.
    Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Pearl Harbor survivor Joe Triolo, 97, of Zion points to his ship the U.S.S. Tangier, which he was aboard when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Thursday was the 76th anniversary of the attack, and Des Plaines commemorated it with a ceremony.

      Pearl Harbor survivor Joe Triolo, 97, of Zion points to his ship the U.S.S. Tangier, which he was aboard when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Thursday was the 76th anniversary of the attack, and Des Plaines commemorated it with a ceremony.
    Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • William McNutt of Veterans of Foreign War post 2992 and other members prepare to fire a 3 Volley Salute during the Des Plaines ceremony commemorating the 76th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack on Dec. 7, 1941.

      William McNutt of Veterans of Foreign War post 2992 and other members prepare to fire a 3 Volley Salute during the Des Plaines ceremony commemorating the 76th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack on Dec. 7, 1941.
    Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

 
Daily Herald report

The 76th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor that sparked the United States' active involvement in World War II was remembered at a ceremony at the Prairie Lakes Theater in Des Plaines Thursday afternoon.

The Great Lakes Brass Ambassadors took part in the city's annual Pearl Harbor remembrance ceremony.

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