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Posted: 10/4/2004 5:54:17 AM EST
I haven't been to the new World War II memorial in Washington D.C. I received an e-mail, probably spam, that said FDR's December 8th speech had been modified when it was carved into the Pacific monument at the memorial. Supposedly it ends with " With confidence in our armed forces, with the unbounding determination of our people, we will gain the inevitable triumph." It was inscribed without the "So help us God." I remember that speech, having heard it many times through the years. I know the "So help us God." is the end. Has anyone been to the memorial that can verify this one way or the other?
Link Posted: 10/4/2004 6:02:42 AM EST
[Last Edit: 10/4/2004 6:04:50 AM EST by Stillie]
PEARL HARBOR
DECEMBER 7, 1941, A DATE WHICH WILL LIVE IN INFAMY…NO
MATTER HOW LONG IT MAY TAKE US TO OVERCOME THIS
PREMEDITATED INVASION, THE AMERICAN PEOPLE, IN THEIR
RIGHTEOUS MIGHT, WILL WIN THROUGH TO ABSOLUTE VICTORY.

President Franklin D. Roosevelt

That's the inscriptioin on the memorial

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Link Posted: 10/4/2004 6:11:35 AM EST
So then they left off quite a bit more than just a line near the end. That would explain it.

Thank you.
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