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Bells of the Bowfin Submarine Museum and Park

December 03, 2017 ·  
First introduced as early as the 18th century, submersible vessels became a staple of warfare in the 20th century. Submarines made their first significant military impact in World War I, specifically as the German U-boats gained notoriety for their action in the Atlantic, disrupting shipping to Britain. During World War II, submarines returned in even […]
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Know Before You Go: Pearl Harbor Essentials Pt. 2

November 20, 2017 ·  
As you prepare for your journey back to 1941, to the day when the United States felt a stunned sorrow over the loss of 2,403 American lives, you’ll want to have a basic understanding of where you’re going and what you’re going to see. In the first part of our “Essentials of Pearl Harbor,” we […]
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Exhibits of the USS Bowfin Submarine Museum and Park

August 22, 2017 ·  
Pearl Harbor, the American naval base and site of the December 7th, 1941 Japanese attack, is home to a number of different attractions, memorials, and things to see. From the somber wreckage of the USS Arizona to the massive Battleship Missouri, the wealth of knowledge available at the World War II Valor in the Pacific […]
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On Eternal Patrol: The Lost Submarines of World War II

July 18, 2017 ·  
During World War II, after the United States was dragged into the conflict by the events at Pearl Harbor on December 7th, 1941, submarine warfare became a staple of war. The hidden vessels proved to be formidable foes even against the most sophisticated of navies as they often enjoyed an element of surprise. Though the […]
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The Pearl Harbor Historic Sites

June 17, 2017 ·  
When you travel to Oahu, you’re very close to three important historic sites, all housed within the confines of Pearl Harbor. While their connection to the December 7th, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor is mostly incidental, their designation as Pearl Harbor Historic Sites shows their importance in the history of the United States and World […]
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What is the Passport to Pearl Harbor?

May 12, 2017 ·  
When you do some online research about Pearl Harbor and the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument, you may come across mention of a “Passport to Pearl Harbor.” Don’t worry, you don’t actually need a passport to get into Pearl Harbor, but just as a passport grants you access to other countries, […]
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The USS Bowfin: The Pearl Harbor Avenger

April 07, 2017 ·  
The World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument at Pearl Harbor is a fitting tribute to the servicemen who lost their lives during the Japanese attack. Though many of the exhibits and memorials are directly connected with the attack, there’s one that may seem a little out of place. The USS Bowfin (SS-287) only […]
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Your Pearl Harbor Agenda

March 24, 2017 ·  
On December 7th, 1941, Japanese fighters and bombers swooped in on Pearl Harbor, devastating airfields and mighty battleships lined up at Battleship Row. The attack is such an important part of American history that Pearl Harbor became the main site of the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument. During your time at Pearl […]
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Tips for Visiting the USS Bowfin Submarine

May 04, 2014 · Randy Miller
Every once in a while a submarine movie comes out and people travel in droves to the USS Bowfin Submarine to see what life was like for the sailors who lived in a real submarine during wartime. The USS Bowfin was nicknamed "Pearl Harbor Avenger" because she was dedicated one year after the Pearl Harbor Attack. […]
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USS Bowfin Submarine Tours

September 20, 2012 · Randy Miller
The USS Bowfin submarine is one of the most underrated sites at Pearl Harbor. You have the opportunity to actually go inside a WWII submarine. And not just any submarine, but the "Pearl Harbor Avenger". When you go inside the submarine you will be amazed by the tight quarters that the submariners lived in. USS Bowfin […]
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