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Memorial Day Commemoration of the Israeli attack on the USS Liberty.

A notice of an event to be held at Pioneer Courthouse Square, downtown Portland.
At noon tomorrow, Memorial Day, there will be a gathering at Pioneer Courthouse Square to commemorate Israel's infamous purposeful attempted sinking of the USS Liberty; an attack which lasted several hours and which killed 34 US sailors and marines and wounded 172 other crew members. Information on this little-known attack will be made available. Please be there.

Thanks for Notice - Everyone meet in the Park afterwards 29.May.2011 18:16

Also this same day

Time 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Title Memorial Day "From War to Peace"
Portland, Oregon
Location Memorial Coliseum, Korean War Wall, 1401 N Wheeler Ave,

Veterans For Peace Chapter 72 will be commemorating Memorial Day, Monday, May 30th again at the "forgotten" walls of the Memorial Coliseum. This will be the sixth year VFP 72 has stepped away from the traditional militaristic ceremonies and rhetoric to honor our fallen brothers and sisters in arms, for as General Ulysses S. Grant, eighteenth President of the United States said, "The one thing I never want to see again is a military parade". The public is welcome, please pass this along

Parking is available at the parking lot on N Drexler Dr -map (South side of Memorial Coliseum-enter off of Interstate)
Following the event, we will walk to the Peace Memorial Park for a quite ceremony honoring all those who have been victims of war.

Paz!