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USS San Francisco WWII Memorial Ceremony | SF

Sunday, May 24, 2015 - 11:00 am to 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE
USS San Francisco Memorial Park | Ft. Miley, San Francisco, CA



USS San Francisco WWII Memorial Ceremony | SFJoin the USS San Francisco (CA-38) memorial ceremony on Sunday, May 24, 2015, dedicated to the 100 Sailors and seven Marines killed in action during the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal on November 12-13, 1942.

The ceremony is all for all the men who served, fought and perished during the 17 major battles the Heavy Cruiser participated in during World War II, from December 7, 1941 at Pearl Harbor“A date which will live in infamy” – to the last battle at Okinawa, and the surrender of Japan on September 2, 1945.”

The USS San Francisco (CA-38) was the first Navy Warship to be awarded the Presidential Unit Citation, by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1942.

USS San Francisco WWII Memorial Ceremony | SF2015 Event Details

  • Band music starts around 11:30 am
  • The memorial ceremony commences at noon and last about 1 hour and 20 minutes
  • Complimentary Peet’s Coffee and home made cookies & cakes will be available at 11 am, provided by the Presidio Chapter of the DAR

This day is also dedicated to the men who serve and have served on the Nuclear Submarine USS San Francisco (SSN 711), protecting America for more than thirty years.

USS San Francisco WWII Memorial Ceremony | SF


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Categories: **Annual Event**, History, Memorial Day, Memorial Weekend, San Francisco
Address: Ft. Miley, San Francisco, CA

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