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Pearl Harbor Memorial

When: 7 December 2018, 11:00 am

Location: Iowa State Capitol Grounds near E 13th and Grand, Des Moines, IA

POC: For more information contact Linda Clark Quigley at wkquigley@mediacombb.net or 1-319-728-2486

Details: Seaman 1st Class Leo Greenwood who served aboard the USS West Virginia when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. Leo survived by abandoning ship after the order was given and swimming under burning oil on the surface of the water. Leo passed away in 2005 and will have his name added to the wall at this unveiling.

 

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