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The Ill-Fated Captain of the USS Arizona

July 29, 2017 ·  
The USS Arizona (BB-39) suffered a fate on December 7th, 1941 that would make her one of the most iconic battleships of all time. During the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, multiple Japanese bombs struck the vessel, ultimately causing her to explode and sink to the harbor floor. With her, over 1,100 men died, most of […]
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Pacific Aviation Museum Programs for Kids

July 14, 2017 ·  
Teaching American history is one of the most important parts of shaping young minds to ensure the events that shaped this nation are never forgotten. That’s one reason why the Pacific Aviation Museum, one of the Pearl Harbor Historic Sites, focuses on educating children through a variety of different school and scout programs. Created for […]
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Cornelia Fort and World War II

July 11, 2017 ·  
For Cornelia Clark Fort, as for most other Americans, December 7th, 1941 began as a quiet Sunday morning. It started out as an otherwise normal day as she embarked on a civilian training flight near Pearl Harbor airspace. While in the middle of teaching takeoffs to her civilian student pilot, Cornelia became one of the […]
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History of Pearl Harbor: The West Loch Disaster

June 30, 2017 ·  
On December 7th, 1941, the naval base at Pearl Harbor suffered its first large-scale tragedy. At 0755, a fleet of Japanese fighters and bombers swooped in on the harbor and dropped a barrage of bombs and torpedoes. The main targets—the ships moored along Battleship Row—suffered the worst of the damage, resulting in the deaths of […]
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The Technologies of Pearl Harbor

May 08, 2017 ·  
When humans first walked the Earth, their wars and conflicts were fought with sticks, stones, and whatever natural features they could use to their advantage. Far from the technology we know today, it was primitive but it served as well as it needed to. Keep that in mind as we look back a mere 75 years […]
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75 Years of History in One Place

May 03, 2017 ·  
American history can be observed and experienced all across the United States. From the museums in Washington DC to the Old West landmarks along Route 66, you’re never too far from a historic journey through time. One such spot is the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument at Pearl Harbor, memorializing the surprise attack […]
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Mitsuo Fuchida's Change of Heart

April 15, 2017 ·  
On December 7th, 1941, Mitsuo Fuchida was an enemy to the United States, but much changed over the course of his life. By the time he died in 1976, Fuchida's change of heart had taken him from being a Japanese fighter pilot to an evangelical Christian with a United States Green Card. An event like Pearl Harbor is sure […]
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JRS-1 and The Daring Flight of Wesley Hoyt Ruth

April 11, 2017 ·  
Everybody had their jobs. For Wesley Hoyt Ruth, on December 7th, 1941, when the Japanese started bombing Pearl Harbor, his job was of the utmost importance: locate the Japanese fleet responsible for the incoming fighters and bombers. While sailors and Marines scrambled at the harbor to fight back and rescue the injured and trapped, Ruth […]
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Heroes of the Harbor: John S. Harper

March 25, 2017 ·  
Before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Navy men like John S. Harper were simply doing their jobs. They woke up, got dressed, and engaged in their daily activities just like millions of other Americans. When the first signs of trouble hit the harbor, however, many of these men were transformed into heroes. John Harper wasn’t […]
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The Mind Behind Pearl Harbor

March 23, 2017 ·  
Who was the mind behind Pearl Harbor? War with the United States was inevitable. Though the Americans refused to pick up arms and join the battle, it would only be long before they were drawn in to fight Hitler’s conquest of Europe. Though engaged with Japan in negotiations, no headway was being made and tensions between […]
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