WEST HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — The city of West Haven held a digital ceremony Monday to commemorate Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day and people lost in the attack 79 years ago.
The Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge in New Haven commemorates the attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on this date in 1941. Monday the bridge become lit up in red, white, and blue for the event.
As part of the ceremonies, the city of West Haven held a virtual ceremony honoring the men and women who made the best sacrifice.
An estimated 2,four hundred americans died all over Japan’s shock attack on the U.S. Navy 79 years in the past, including civilians. The experience forcing the U.S. to ender World war Two.
As a part of Monday’s remembrance ceremony, West Haven Mayor Nancy Rossi laid a wreath at the base of a memorial on the Veteran’s walk of Honor in Bradley aspect Park.
Florence Stoeber, the spouse of the late Navy veteran Jack Stoeber, read the names of the 18 Connecticut servicemen who died in the assault. participants of the West Haven fire branch tolled the branch’s bell on the reading of each and every identify.
Mayor Rossi spoke of throughout the ceremony, “those misplaced and the horrific memory of that day in 1941 are why we be part of americans all over the place the world on December 7. national Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. thanks to the West Haven Veteran’s Council, and all of our veterans on your provider to our nation”
all through Governor Ned Lamont’s each day coronavirus response briefing Monday, he recognized Floyd Welch from East Lyme, the ultimate CT survivor who turned into latest on the assault on Pearl Harbor. Welch handed away this summer season at ninety nine-years-historical.