Connecticut’s governor has directed flags to fly at half-staff in recognition of both the death of Nelson Mandela and the lives lost in the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor.
A local World War II veteran received a Purple Heart medal on Friday, more than 70 years after he was wounded in the South Pacific.
Waterbury has observed Memorial Day by honoring the city’s first soldier who was killed in World War II.
Governor Malloy has ordered flags in the state to fly at half staff from sunrise to sunset Friday, December 7, for Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.
Gov. Dannel Malloy has ordered all flags in Connecticut to half-staff in tribute to the 2,390 Americans killed in the attack on Pearl Harbor.