Flags lowered to mark WWII bombing anniversary

Posted: Wednesday, June 03, 2009

ANCHORAGE - State flags will be lowered to mark the 67th anniversary of the bombing of Dutch Harbor during World War II.

Gov. Sarah Palin has ordered state flags to fly at half-staff on Wednesday.

Japan bombed Amaknak Island on June 3, 1942. Palin has proclaimed Wednesday as Dutch Harbor Remembrance Day.

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