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Mt. Diablo beacon lighting commemorates 70th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack

Original post made on Dec 8, 2011

One night a year, a beacon atop Mount Diablo is lit at sunset and shines all night in memory of Pearl Harbor Day. Survivors of the attack on Pearl Harbor plan to meet Wednesday afternoon on top of Mount Diablo to remember what happened on Dec. 7 in
1941 and to light the beacon on the summit.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, December 7, 2011, 2:50 PM

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Posted by Diane
a resident of Alamo
on Dec 8, 2011 at 6:24 am

From the article:

"It was turned off in 1941 after the attacks, but, according to the nonprofit, Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz -- who was the commander in chief of
Pacific forces during the attack. "

What???? No proofreading?

In any event, this annual remembrance is outstanding and appreciated each and every year.

Thank you.


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