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Pearl Harbor is one of the most important moments in United States history. We strive to keep you informed of Pearl Harbor news, historical facts and details, and stories from survivors, the memorials, and more.
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Why Is the Bowfin Submarine at Pearl Harbor?

May 16, 2021 ·  
When you take a closer look at the different exhibits and memorials at Pearl Harbor, you find that some of them have no physical connection to the December 7, 1941 attack. For instance, USS Missouri (BB-63) hadn’t even been built at the time of the attack. Another example is USS Bowfin (SS-287), the submarine that’s located […]
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Lesser-Known Facts About USS Arizona

May 14, 2021 ·  
Today, the rusting hulk of the battleship USS Arizona (BB-39) sits at the bottom of Pearl Harbor. The USS Arizona Memorial, honoring the 1,177 men who perished when the ship exploded and sank during the attack of December 7, 1941, stands directly above. Those who visit the memorial may think they’ve heard everything there is […]
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Lesser-Known Facts About USS Missouri

May 14, 2021 ·  
A tour of the Battleship Missouri at Pearl Harbor brings with it an abundance of information. While schools teach the main events of World War II, it’s unlikely that the curriculum calls for an in-depth look at the USS Missouri (BB-63), one of the most iconic ships of the conflict. While nothing beats an in-person […]
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When a Ship Is Decommissioned

May 14, 2021 ·  
The life cycle of a US Navy ship begins when its keel is laid down for construction. After construction is completed, she’s launched into the open water, where she undergoes a shakedown cruise to test her performance at sea. Finally, when she's deemed to be ready, the ship is commissioned into service. This is the […]
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"Rosie the Riveter" Inspiration Has Died

May 11, 2021 ·  
As we watch the number of Pearl Harbor survivors dwindle, we also bid farewell to other icons of the Second World War. The latest World War II hero to pass away wasn’t a member of the Armed Forces that fought in Europe or the Pacific. On the contrary, she became a beloved symbol of many […]
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Why Is the Battleship Missouri at Pearl Harbor?

March 06, 2020 ·  
On September 2, 1945, representatives of the United States and the Allied nations met with Japanese officials for the signing of the Instrument of Surrender. It was the event that officially ended World War II. The ceremony took place aboard the USS Missouri (BB-63), a battleship that would go on to have a long and […]
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Operation K: A Second Pearl Harbor Attack

March 06, 2020 ·  
On December 7, 1941, the United States suffered devastating losses during the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor. The assault launched the War in the Pacific and put the entire nation on edge, waiting for a possible follow-up attack or full-on invasion. Though the US mainland remained virtually untouched, Oahu again became a target on March […]
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Understanding US Navy Ship Designations

March 04, 2020 ·  
For a civilian, understanding the terminology used by the United States Navy can seem complicated. When it comes to something as simple as the naming of ships, there’s a lot to consider For instance, we know USS Arizona by the name she was given when she was commissioned into service. When you start to research […]
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Enola Gay: The Bomber That Ended World War II

February 28, 2020 ·  
There were many memorable ships and planes that played a larger-than-life role in the American war effort of the 1940s. Storied battleships, mighty aircraft carriers, and fearsome warplanes all contributed to the massive Allied forces in the Pacific Theater. But one plane in particular has a more difficult and ambivalent history. Enola Gay, a B-29 Superfortress, […]
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Best Pearl Harbor Tours for History Buffs

February 25, 2020 ·  
While it's true that every Pearl Harbor tour is great for anyone interested in history, some offer more than others. Someone who considers themselves a real history buff may not be satisfied with one of the shorter Pearl Harbor tours, which may visit one or two historic sites. They would likely want an itinerary that […]
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