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Mississippi remembers Pearl Harbor Day

Dec. 7 marks the “Day in Infamy” when Japanese fighter planes attacked Pearl Harbor in Hawaii.. Tuesday is the 80th anniversary of the surprise attack that pulled the United States into World War II. A total of 188 U.S aircraft were destroyed, 2.403 Americans died and 1,178 others were wounded.

Here are some social media statements from Mississippi leaders reflecting on the anniversary.

Mississippi First District Congress Trent Kelly’s comments on the anniversary of Pearl Harbor Day.
Gov. Tate Reeves statement on Pearl Harbor Day.

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