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Sunday, December 7, 1941 was a beautiful morning on the Hawaiian island of Oahu until suddenly Japanese Forces attacked Pearl Harbor. Eighteen months earlier Franklin D. Roosevelt as a deterrent transferred the United States Pacific fleet to Pearl Harbor. After the attack, a good number of the battleships were salvaged and repaired which allowed for […]

The way Pearl Harbor was attacked by Japanese Forces was dishonorable and went against Japanese traditions of “bushido,” or the way of the samurai, to strike before declaring war. Japan’s aviators took off from their aircraft carriers that morning believing their government had delivered a declaration of war. Martinez said some survivors have understandably wanted […]

The aviation Museum is located on historic Ford Island in Honolulu, HI, which was also at the center of the attack. Pacific Aviation Museum at Pearl Harbor is steeped in history. Purchasing aviation Museum tickets is an excellent way to support Pacific Aviation Museum, a nonprofit organization that is a top World War II attraction in […]

These are the best Pearl Harbor Tours Pearl Harbor Tours at pearlharbouroahu.com  works hard to make sure that every single guest receives the warm Hawaiian reception and individual attention that they deserve. No other tour company goes so far out of their way to provide the best options at the best prices and no matter […]

For those who are only mildly interested in WWII history, but want to see the island, we recommend the Pearl Harbor & Oahu Island Tour. The most popular thing to see at Pearl Harbor is the USS Arizona Memorial and the Pacific Aviation Museum. There’s something for everyone at Pearl Harbor. If your child loves […]

On December 8, 1941, the United States declared war upon Japan in response to the December 7th attack, a date which will live in infamy in the history of the U.S. and, particularly, in the history of the United States Navy. Less than one hundred years after LT Curtis’ report, the Empire of Japan attacked […]

The USS Arizona was sunk on December 7, 1941, during Japan’s surprise attack on Pearl Harbor that brought the United States into World War II. The remains of many of the 1,177 U.S. military personnel who died aboard the Arizona are still inside the wreck. The damage that closed the site to visitors occurred when […]

USS Arizona Memorial is one of the most remarkable sites in Pearl Harbor. When you are driving from downtown Honolulu, take the H-1 freeway west and take the exit 15A, marked Arizona Memorial Stadium. There are more than two dozen more aircraft on display at the museum, from helicopters like the Bell UH-1 Iroquois and […]

On December 7, 1941, the Japanese military launched a surprise attack on the US Naval base at Pearl Harbor. As it transpired at the time of the attack the Aircraft carriers were not at Pearl Harbor and thus escaped destruction. The attack on Pearl Harbor by the Empire of Japan was supposed to be a […]