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Reagan Declares Oct. 11 to Be Gen. Pulaski Day

October 03, 1987|United Press International

WASHINGTON — President Reagan on Friday proclaimed Oct. 11 as Gen. Pulaski Memorial Day, saying that the Revolutionary War hero's ideals of freedom and self-government continue to inspire America and the rest of the world. Count Casimir Pulaski, a Polish exile, was killed when leading a charge in the siege of Savannah on Oct. 11, 1779.

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