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Lesser-Known Facts About USS Missouri

May 14, 2021 · Chris 
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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"Rosie the Riveter" Inspiration Has Died

May 11, 2021 · Chris 
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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Understanding US Navy Ship Designations

March 04, 2020 · Chris 
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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Best Pearl Harbor Tours for History Buffs

February 25, 2020 · Chris 
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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The America First Committee and Pearl Harbor

February 15, 2020 · Chris 
On September 4, 1940, as tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan mounted, the America First Committee was formed. Led by Yale Law student R. Douglas Stuart, Jr., future US president Gerald Ford, future Peace Corps. Director Sargent Shriver, and future United States Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart, the America First Committee […]
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Wai Momi: Pearl Harbor and the Native Hawaiians

October 04, 2019 ·  
Most people associate the name Pearl Harbor with one event - the surprise attack by the Japanese that drew America into World War II. December 7, 1941, certainly became “a date which will live in infamy,” as President Roosevelt predicted. But what most people don’t consider is that Pearl Harbor existed long before that fateful […]
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Three Events That Altered the Course of the War

October 02, 2019 ·  
At the start of the War in the Pacific, the United States had suffered devastating defeats that made it seem as if the Empire of Japan could conquer the Pacific. Still reeling from the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, the Americans and their allies had a long way to go before they could […]
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Dissecting Roosevelt's "Day of Infamy" Speech

July 29, 2019 ·  
On Monday, December 8, 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt appeared before a joint session of the United States Congress to discuss the events that unfolded at Pearl Harbor the previous day. His address, known as the “Day of Infamy" speech, was brilliant and passionate, and would go down as one of the most important speeches […]
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What To Read and Watch Before Visiting Pearl Harbor

May 28, 2019 ·  
Though the attack on Pearl Harbor only lasted about two hours, the number of books and other writings, TV shows, and movies about the events of December 7, 1941 is extensive and varied. The experiences of a sailor who just barely survived the sinking of USS Oklahoma will be vastly different from those of the men […]
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Ships of Pearl Harbor: USS Tern

May 07, 2019 ·  
Launched in March 1919 and commissioned into service on May 17 of the same year, the Lapwing-class minesweeper USS Tern (AM-31) was first assigned to Train Squadron 2 of the Fleet Base Force, at the US Navy installation at Pearl Harbor. After several years operating in Hawaiian waters, the squadron was assigned to San Diego, […]
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