73rd Anniversary of the Battle of Okinawa

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When:
April 8, 2018 @ 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
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Where:
San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
3523 Independence Pkwy
La Porte, TX 77571
USA
Contact:
John Pyle
832-278-5488
73rd Anniversary of the Battle of Okinawa
There will be a ceremony on the Battleship Texas to commemorate
the 73nd anniversary of the Battle of Okinawa. It will be held at 2pm on Sunday April 8, 2018.
The ceremony will honor the veterans of the battle that attend and remember the fallen.
Veterans of the battle that plan on attending should contact (johnpyle.7136@yahoo.com)
or call 832-278-5488. The USS Texas BB-35 is located at the San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site, 3523 Independence Parkway South in LaPorte, Texas. The Battleship Texas is also a veteran of the battle of Okinawa.
The picture below was taken at last year’s ceremony.
73rd Anniversary of Okinawa
A dinner, honoring the veterans of the battle, will be held at the Monument Inn,
4406 Independence Parkway. Dinner will be at 4:00pm. Veterans of the battle and a
guest will be hosted by the McLemore Detachment of the Marine Corps League.
For other persons interested in attending the cost is $35 per person. Please contact
John Pyle (johnpyle.7136@yahoo.com) or call 832-278-5488 for reservations or
information concerning the dinner.
Veterans and the General Public are cordially invited to attend the Ceremony and
Dinner. Attendees will receive free admission to the Battleship.

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