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Diary Australia

Pearl Harbor

2 November 2019

9:00 AM

2 November 2019

9:00 AM

The Punchbowl in Honolulu, Hawaii is a place of reverence in which 34,000 American battle-dead are interred. Battlefield remains are still being identified at this place of honour and including now the remains of US servicemen lost in the Korean War (1950-53), and recently returned by Pyongyang. As a mark of respect and in acknowledgement of wartime bonds between Australia and the US, our delegation for the Honolulu Dialogue began the gathering by paying our respects at this emotionally moving memorial.

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