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c34 Designation of Oct. 12, 1951, as Columbus Day.

PROCLAMATIONS—AUG. 23, 1951

[65 STAT.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, HARRY S. TRUMAN, President of the United States of America, by this proclamation designate Friday, October 12, 1951, as Columbus Day, and I direct the appropriate officials to arrange for the display of the flag of the United States on all Government buildings on that day. I also invite the people of this country to observe the day with ceremonies designed to honor the IN W I T N E S S 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 23rd day of August in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and fifty[SEAL] one, and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and seventy-sixth. HARRY S TRUMAN By the President: DEAN ACHESON

Secretary of State

GENERAL, PULASKI'S MEMORIAL DAY, August 23, 1951 [No. 2941]

1951

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

A PROCLAMATION

Observance of Oct. 11, 1951, as General P u l a s k i ' s Memorial Day.

WHEREAS October 11, 1951, marks the one hundred and seventysecond anniversary of the death of Count Casimir Pulaski, a Polish patriot who attained the rank of Brigadier General in the Continental Army and laid down his life while fighting on American soil for the independence of our Nation; and WHEREAS the passage of the years since General Pulaski's death has not dimmed the glory of his sacrifice or the luster of his fame; and WHEREAS his selfless devotion to the cause of freedom stands today as a challenge to all men to work for freedom in all nations: NOW, THEREFORE, I, HARRY S. TRUMAN, President of the United States of America, do hereby invite all Americans to observe Thursday, October 11, 1951, as General Pulaski's Memorial Day with ceremonies commemorative of his valorous contribution to the cause of freedom, and I direct that the flag of the United States be displayed on all Government buildings on that day, in tribute to the memory of General Casimir Pulaski. IN W I T N E S S 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 23rd day of August in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and fifty-one, and [SEAL] of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and seventy-sixth. HARRY S TRUMAN By the President: DEAN ACHESON

Secretary of State.