After The Attack

When Japan bombed the American Naval Base at Pearl Harbor, it set into motion a chain of events that changed the course of history. Discover those historical moments that plunged the United States into World War II.

The Aftermath - Pearl Harbor after the attack

October 23, 2016 ·  
By the time the people at Pearl Harbor had the chance to come to terms with what had happened on December 7, 1941, there was no doubt that the aftermath of the attack would take a long time to clear. America had suffered amazingly at the hands of the Japanese, losing 1,999 sailors, 233 soldiers […]
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The Women of Pearl Harbor

October 18, 2016 ·  
“It was then that I realized how important women can be in a war-torn world.” These were the words written by Honolulu Star-Bulletin reporter Elizabeth (Betty) McIntosh, who was working at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 when the Japanese attacked. Her article, written a week after the attack, warned women of the things that […]
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Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

October 18, 2016 ·  
Pearl Harbor was the beginning of World War II for the United States, an attack on the unsuspecting island of Oahu while peace negotiations between America and Japanese were still in session.  The Japanese sent a two page message, declaring war upon the United States but it did not reach the Americans until Pearl Harbor […]
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8 Things You Didn’t Know About Pearl Harbor

October 10, 2016 ·  
You might have watched the movie, or you could have read our blogs – and guaranteed you know plenty about the attack on Pearl Harbor if you’ve done either of these. But there is much more to what happened on that fateful day, and afterwards, that is not as publicized. As the anniversary of the […]
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World War II Monument Iowa

October 05, 2016 ·  
American history was changed forever in December 1941, when Japanese airplanes launched a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, killing 2,403 soldiers and civilians in the area. The US navy took a critical hit that morning and miraculously survived the invasion with just enough resources to gather their strength and fight back. With this attack on […]
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Pearl Harbor Visitor Center – History, Renovations, and Now

July 12, 2016 · Jason Alghussein
On December 7th, 1941, Hawaii, along with the country as a whole, was dealt a terrible blow with the attack on Pearl Harbor. Commemorating that fateful day when over 2,400 American lives were lost, the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument at Pearl Harbor is one of the most-visited sites in Hawaii, with well over one million people coming […]
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DNA Helps Identify Victims of the Pearl Harbor Attack

July 08, 2016 ·  
USS Oklahoma Sailor Accounted for Decades Later A total of 16 million Americans served in the military during the Second World War. Of these millions, 400,000 died and 79,000 of them remained unaccounted for. In the attack on Pearl Harbor alone, 2,335 heroes gave their lives in a single day. While the unidentified troops were […]
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Wounded Warrior Games - Pacific

June 29, 2016 ·  
The first Wounded Warrior Pacific Invitational was held in Honolulu, Hawaii. Hosted primarily at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, this competition attracted a total of 150 participants. The Wounded Warrior Pacific Invitational was the largest joint-service competition, after the annual Warrior Games. At the event, service members from the Special Operations Command, Army, Coast Guard, Navy, Air Force and Marines took […]
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View of the Washington Monument and World War II Memorial (Pearl Harbor Dedication)

June 29, 2016 ·  
The National World War II Memorial is located between the Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Monument on the National Mall in Washington, DC. Located at the east end of the Reflecting Pool, the memorial is open to all, at any time of the day or night. From 9:30 AM to 10 PM, park rangers are available to answer visitors' questions. […]
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How Many Pearl Harbor Deaths Were There?

June 14, 2016 · J. Owen
President Franklin D. Roosevelt declared December 7, 1941, the "date that will live in infamy." For the many Pearl Harbor deaths, this statement rang true. The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor was the largest attack on U.S. soil in modern history. It was the attack that launched the U.S. into World War II, and every […]
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