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Passed House without amendment (09/28/2004)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Recognizes: (1) the year 2004 as the 60th anniversary of the Liberation of Guam during World War II; (2) the extraordinary heroism and steadfast loyalty exhibited by the people of Guam who endured occupation by enemy forces from December 10, 1941, until liberation on July 21, 1944; and (3) the bravery and courage of all members of the U.S. Armed Forces who participated in the battle to recapture and liberate Guam and all veterans who fought in the Pacific Theater during World War II.

Encourages the American people to commemorate the Liberation of Guam and to observe the anniversary of the significant battles of the Pacific Theater during World War II.

Urges the Secretary of the Interior to establish commemorative programs honoring the liberators and the people of Guam at the War in the Pacific National Historical Park in Guam.