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[75 Stat. 983]
[75 Stat. 983]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961

75 STAT.]

PROCLAMATION 3375—SEPT. 23, 1960

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DONE at the City of Washington this twenty-third day of September in the year of our Lord nineteen hun[SEAL] dred and sixty, and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and eightyfifth. DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER

By the President: DOUGLAS DILLON,

Acting Secretary of State. GENERAL PULASKI'S MEMORIAL DAY, 1960 By the President of the United States '

September 2 1960 3 [No. 3375]

of America A Proclamation

WHEREAS during our war for independence a young Polish patriot in exile, Count Casimir Pulaski, joined the Continental Army, was appointed a brigadier general and commander of cavalry, distinguished himself in various engagements, and raised and commanded a corps called the Pulaski Legion; and WHEREAS while leading an assault to relieve the captured city of Savannah, Georgia, Pulaski received a wound which proved fatal on October 11, 1779; and WHEREAS the present year marks the one hundred and eighty-first anniversary of Pulaski's death; and WHEREAS in his selfless devotion to the cause of liberty, Pulaski is a continuing example to all men who strive toward the goals of freedom and justice: NOW, THEREFORE, I, DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, President of the United States of America, do hereby designate Tuesday, October 11, 1960, as General Pulaski's Memorial Day. I direct the appropriate officers of the Federal Government to display the flag of the United States on all Government buildings on that day; and I request the appropriate officers of the State and local governments likewise to display the flag on that day.