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PROCLAMATIONS-MAR . 20 , 25, 1942 1941 such proclamations to invite the Governors of the various States to issue Army Day proclamations: Provided, That in the event April 6 falls on Sunday, the following Monday shall be recognized as Army Day"; NOW, THEREFORE, I, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, Presi- dent of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim Monday, April 6, 1942, as Army Day, and I invite the Governors of the forty- eight States to issue Army Day proclamations; as Commander in Chief, I hereby authorize officers of military units wherever feasible to aid civic bodies in the appropriate observance of Army Day; and I most strongly urge that the people of the United States can best observe Army Day by honoring our Citizen Soldiers and giving special thought to the great responsibility for contributing unstintedly of their effort and of their means in order that our armed forces may be adequately equipped for victory. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States of America to be affixed. DONE at the City of Washington this 20th day of March in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and forty-two and of [SEAL] the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and sixty-sixth. FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT By the President: SUMNER WELLES Acting Secretary of State. ESTABLISHING THE SAN FRANCISCO, COLUMBIA RIVER, PUGET SOUND, SOUTHEASTERN ALASKA, PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND, KODIAK, AND UNALASKA MARITIME CONTROL AREAS AND PRESCRIBING REGULA- TIONS FOR THE CONTROL THEREOF BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION WHEREAS the United States is now at war, and the establishment of the maritime control areas hereinafter described is necessary in the interests of national defense: NOW, THEREFORE, I, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, by virtue of the authority vested in me as President of the United States, and as Commander-in-Chief of the Army and Navy of the United States, and in accordance with the principle of self-defense of the Law of Nations, do hereby establish and proclaim the following-described areas as Maritime Control Areas, and prescribe the following regula- tions for the control thereof: SAN FRANCISCO MARITIME CONTROL AREA All waters within the area enclosed by lines running as follows: Beginning at Point Reyes Lighthouse, California, in approxi- mate position Latitude 37o59'45" North, Longitude 123°01'20" West; thence along approximate true bearing 225° to position Lati- tude 37o49'08" North, Longitude 123°14'32" West; thence along approximate true bearing 145°30' to position Latitude 37020' North, Longitude 122°49'22" West; and thence east true to the shore in approximate Longitude 122o24'08" West. Designation of April 6,1942 as Army Day. March 25, 1942 [No. 2543 Establishment of Maritirlm Control Areas; r'gulations. 56 STAT.]