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Attacks on Pearl Harbor remembered across the US

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Pearl Harbor survivor Aaron Chabin, 89, attends a ceremony commemorating the 71st anniversary of the Japanese attacks on Pearl Harbor in New York City, Dec. 7, 2012. World War II veterans from the New York metropolitan area participated in a wreath-laying ceremony next to the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum.

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Pearl Harbor survivor Ed Kmiec, 95, salutes upon departing the USS De Wert after a ceremony remembering the 71st anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor aboard the USS De Wert at the Naval Station Mayport in Jacksonville, Fla., Dec. 7.

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Catholic War Veterans New York State Commander James Mullarkey plays "Taps" during a ceremony commemorating the 71st anniversary of the Japanese attacks on Pearl Harbor in New York City, Dec. 7.

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Pearl Harbor survivors Michael Ganitch, far left, of California and Robert McCoy, center, of Hawaii talk during the 71st Annual Memorial Ceremony commemorating the attacks on Pearl Harbor at the Pacific National Monument in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Dec. 7.

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The USS Michael Murphy passes the USS Arizona Memorial during the 71st anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor at the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument in Honolulu, Hawaii, Dec. 7.

NBC's George Lewis reports.

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