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American, Japanese Veterans Participate in a Blackened Canteen Ceremony

American and Japanese veterans, and spectators, observe a Blackened Canteen ceremony as part of the 74th anniversary of Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Anniversary at the USS Arizona Memorial, Hawaii, Dec. 6, 2015. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal
Daniel Martinez, USS Arizona Memorial chief historian, speaks at a Blackened Canteen ceremony as part of the 74th anniversary of Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Anniversary at the USS Arizona Memorial, Hawaii, Dec. 6, 2015. The Blackened Canteen ceremony is a way for Americans and Japanese veterans, and observers, to extend a hand of continued friendship, peace and reconciliation by pouring bourbon whiskey as an offering to the fallen in the hallowed waters of Pearl Harbor. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal
Daniel Martinez, USS Arizona Memorial chief historian, speaks at a Blackened Canteen ceremony as part of the 74th anniversary of Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Anniversary at the USS Arizona Memorial, Hawaii, Dec. 6, 2015. The Blackened Canteen ceremony is a way for Americans and Japanese veterans, and observers, to... ...More
An audience consisting of veterans and spectators from the United States and Japan attend a Blackened Canteen ceremony as part of the 74th anniversary of Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Anniversary at the USS Arizona Memorial, Hawaii, Dec. 6, 2015. The Blackened Canteen ceremony is a way for Americans and Japanese veterans and observers to extend a hand of continued friendship, peace and reconciliation by pouring bourbon whiskey as an offering to the fallen in the hallowed waters of Pearl Harbor. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal
An audience consisting of veterans and spectators from the United States and Japan attend a Blackened Canteen ceremony as part of the 74th anniversary of Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Anniversary at the USS Arizona Memorial, Hawaii, Dec. 6, 2015. The Blackened Canteen ceremony is a way for Americans and Japanese... ...More
Jack DeTour, a U.S. Air Force retired colonel and World War II veteran, speaks at a Blackened Canteen ceremony as part of the 74th anniversary of Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Anniversary at the USS Arizona Memorial, Hawaii, Dec. 6, 2015. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal
Jack DeTour, a U.S. Air Force retired colonel and World War II veteran, speaks at a Blackened Canteen ceremony as part of the 74th anniversary of Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Anniversary at the USS Arizona Memorial, Hawaii, Dec. 6, 2015. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal
Dr. Hiroya Sugano, director general of the Zero Fighter Admirers Club, speaks at a Blackened Canteen ceremony as part of the 74th anniversary of Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Anniversary at the USS Arizona Memorial, Hawaii, Dec. 6, 2015. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal
Dr. Hiroya Sugano, director general of the Zero Fighter Admirers Club, speaks at a Blackened Canteen ceremony as part of the 74th anniversary of Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Anniversary at the USS Arizona Memorial, Hawaii, Dec. 6, 2015. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal
American and Japanese veterans pour bourbon whiskey into the waters of Pearl Harbor as a way to observe and celebrate the continued peace and reconciliation between the two nations during a Blackened Canteen ceremony as part of the Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Anniversary at the USS Arizona Memorial, Hawaii, Dec. 6, 2015. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal
American and Japanese veterans pour bourbon whiskey into the waters of Pearl Harbor as a way to observe and celebrate the continued peace and reconciliation between the two nations during a Blackened Canteen ceremony as part of the Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Anniversary at the USS Arizona Memorial, Hawaii, Dec. 6,... ...More
A Dartmouth College acapella choir performs during a Blackened Canteen ceremony as part of the 74th anniversary of Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Anniversary at the USS Arizona Memorial, Hawaii, Dec. 6, 2015. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal
A Dartmouth College acapella choir performs during a Blackened Canteen ceremony as part of the 74th anniversary of Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Anniversary at the USS Arizona Memorial, Hawaii, Dec. 6, 2015. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal
Daniel Martinez, USS Arizona Memorial chief historian, speaks at a Blackened Canteen ceremony as part of the 74th anniversary of Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Anniversary at the USS Arizona Memorial, Hawaii, Dec. 6, 2015. The Blackened Canteen ceremony is a way for Americans and Japanese veterans, and observers, to extend a hand of continued friendship, peace and reconciliation by pouring bourbon whiskey as an offering to the fallen in the hallowed waters of Pearl Harbor. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal
An audience consisting of veterans and spectators from the United States and Japan attend a Blackened Canteen ceremony as part of the 74th anniversary of Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Anniversary at the USS Arizona Memorial, Hawaii, Dec. 6, 2015. The Blackened Canteen ceremony is a way for Americans and Japanese veterans and observers to extend a hand of continued friendship, peace and reconciliation by pouring bourbon whiskey as an offering to the fallen in the hallowed waters of Pearl Harbor. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal
Jack DeTour, a U.S. Air Force retired colonel and World War II veteran, speaks at a Blackened Canteen ceremony as part of the 74th anniversary of Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Anniversary at the USS Arizona Memorial, Hawaii, Dec. 6, 2015. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal
Dr. Hiroya Sugano, director general of the Zero Fighter Admirers Club, speaks at a Blackened Canteen ceremony as part of the 74th anniversary of Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Anniversary at the USS Arizona Memorial, Hawaii, Dec. 6, 2015. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal
American and Japanese veterans pour bourbon whiskey into the waters of Pearl Harbor as a way to observe and celebrate the continued peace and reconciliation between the two nations during a Blackened Canteen ceremony as part of the Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Anniversary at the USS Arizona Memorial, Hawaii, Dec. 6, 2015. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal
A Dartmouth College acapella choir performs during a Blackened Canteen ceremony as part of the 74th anniversary of Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Anniversary at the USS Arizona Memorial, Hawaii, Dec. 6, 2015. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal