Pearl Harbor Dead Remembered in Ceremony Shrunk by Pandemic
The U.S. military streamed the ceremony live online for survivors and others unable to attend in person.
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HONOLULU (AP) — U.S. servicemen and women and National Park Service officials gathered at Pearl Harbor on Monday to remember those killed in the attack — but elderly survivors stayed home to pay their respects from afar to avoid health risks from the coronavirus pandemic. The USS Arizona ship bell rang at 7:55 a.m., the minute the attack began 79 years ago, to start a moment of silence. F-22 jets then flew over the harbor…