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How Many People Died in Pearl Harbor? A Detailed Guide

How Many People Died in Pearl Harbor

The surprise attack on Pearl Harbor by Japan in 1941 is one of the most pivotal events in history, launching the United States into WWII and changing the world as we know it forever. While the events of Pearl Harbor marked a major turning point in the war for the Allies, it was one of […]

Pearl Harbor History and Facts About the Japanese Attack

If you plan to visit quite a few of the attractions at Pearl Harbor, we recommend that you get a Pearl Harbor Pass, which includes a visit to the USS Arizona, as well as admission to the USS Bowfin submarine, the USS Missouri ship, and the Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum. With the help of our […]

Pearl Harbor Bowfin Submarine Tours & Activities

When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7 1941, in the first five minutes of the attack, four battleships were hit, including the USS Oklahoma and the USS Arizona Minutes later, the Arizona exploded after a bomb hit its gunpowder stores, sinking the ship and killing 1,177 of its crew. Schooner’s restaurant is about […]

John Maloney Flies Japanese Zero to Keep Pearl Harbor History Alive

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 […]

Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum History, Renovations, and Now

Visit the Pearl Harbor Historic Sites and see informative reenactments, authentic exhibits and guided tours that enable you to travel back in time to experience the chilling sights and sounds of the two-hour attack that wounded 1,282 Americans and killed 2,402. The Navy offered the Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum $250,000 toward renovation of the control […]

The USS Arizona Memorial Tour & Tickets

Today, the USS Arizona Memorial, operated by the National Park Service witness thousands of visitors per month year. The destruction of the USS Arizona battleship and the immense loss of life associated with her sinking came to symbolize the reason that U.S. was fighting in WWII in the months and years following the attack on […]

Everything You need to Know About Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum at Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum at Pearl Harbor is a non-profit organization. The memorial was designed to accommodate 2,400 visitors a day, but it now gets twice that, drawing 1.5 million visitors a year as the state’s top tourist destination. In September 2010, the Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum signed the lease on the Ford Island Control […]

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Visitor Center

When you travel to Pearl Harbor, make sure to pause at Remembrance Circle, which pays tribute to the men, women, and children, both military and civilian, killed as a result of the attack on Pearl Harbor. The visitor center includes a spacious bookstore, numerous interpretive wayside exhibits, and a lovely waterfront promenade. Explore the exhibit […]

Pearl Harbor Historic Sites, Tours & Memorials

Pearl Harbor was named after the pearl-producing oysters that once abound there some years before it became a naval base. If you are planning to visit Pearl Harbor, make sure that you see all the iconic sites including USS Arizona, Bowfin Submarine Museum, Battleship Missouri Memorial or ‘Mighty Mo’, National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific […]