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Pearl Harbor Sites in Chronological Order

February 07, 2020 ·  
Pearl Harbor tours are planned out with predetermined itineraries based on each site's location rather than a historical timeline. If you consider the Pearl Harbor sites in chronological order, each one has its place in the timeline of the Pearl Harbor attack and the history of World War II and beyond. The Pearl Harbor Visitor […]
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Navy Chaplain Awarded Silver Star

December 19, 2017 ·  
The attack on Pearl Harbor produced heroes of all kinds, and not all of them were fighting men. In a ceremony coinciding with the 76th anniversary of the attack, naval chaplain LTJG Aloysius Schmitt received a Silver Star for his selfless acts aboard the USS Oklahoma (BB-37) on Dec. 7, 1941. As a member of […]
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DNA Identification and the Men of the Oklahoma

October 24, 2017 ·  
For more than seven decades, the families of many of the 429 men who perished when the USS Oklahoma (BB-37) sank were unable to give their loved ones a proper burial, since their remains were unidentified, lying in mass graves at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Punchbowl Crater on the island of […]
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Julio DeCastro: Hero of the USS Oklahoma

August 21, 2017 ·  
Over 2400 Americans lost their lives when the Japanese launched their surprise attack on Pearl Harbor. But amid the tragedy, there were also tales of heroism, of men who swooped in to the rescue, providing aid for those trapped in the most deadly of circumstances. One of these unsung heroes was Julio DeCastro, a civilian […]
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Julio DeCastro: Hero of the USS Oklahoma

August 21, 2017 ·  
Over 2400 Americans lost their lives when the Japanese launched their surprise attack on Pearl Harbor. But amid the tragedy, there were also tales of heroism, of men who swooped in to the rescue, providing aid for those trapped in the most deadly of circumstances. One of these unsung heroes was Julio DeCastro, a civilian […]
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Facts About the USS Oklahoma

June 07, 2017 ·  
During the December 7th, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, the US Navy suffered the loss of several vessels vital to the fleet's strength. Among them was the USS Oklahoma, a battleship that capsized after suffering fatal blows to her hull. When the Oklahoma sank, she took with her over 400 brave sailors many of whose remains were unidentified […]
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Facts About the USS Oklahoma

June 07, 2017 ·  
During the December 7th, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, the US Navy suffered the loss of several vessels vital to the fleet's strength. Among them was the USS Oklahoma, a battleship that capsized after suffering fatal blows to her hull. When the Oklahoma sank, she took with her over 400 brave sailors many of whose remains were unidentified […]
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