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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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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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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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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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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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