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Yesterday, December 7, 1941 - a date which will live in infamy -

the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan. – President Franklin D. Roosevelt… 446 more words


Pearl Harbor Reflections

On our first (and only unfortunately) full day in Oahu, Sean and I  decided that Pearl Harbor was going to be the most important stop. After a little confusion about booking Pearl Harbor tours online, we figured out that the park gives away 2,000 free tickets to the USS Arizona Memorial every morning before it opens  at 7:00am. 687 more words


USS Arizona Memorial tours cancelled after dock sinks

Thousands of people who tried to visit the USS Arizona Memorial Monday were unexpectedly turned away due to a problem with the loading dock.

Workers found the dock submerged in water right after the ticket office opened Monday morning, before the tours had begun. 347 more words


Pearl Harbor Memorial

In the beautiful state of Hawai’i right now. Saw the Pearl Harbor/ USS Arizona memorial, and was slightly horrified and slightly awed at the same time. 25 more words

Defining Moments

It was a breezy April morning, and our family was chugging across Pearl Harbor aboard a U.S. Navy boat.  Ahead of us was the U.S.S. Arizona Memorial… 666 more words