My Visit to Pearl Harbor, USS Arizona Memorial
December 7, 1941, Pearl Harbor in Hawaii was attacked by Japan, bringing the United States into World War II.
A while ago while honeymooning in Hawaii, I had the opportunity to visit those hallowed waters and the USS Arizona Memorial. Except for the Flight 93 Memorial in Pennsylvania, it is the most solemn place I have ever been.
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1,177 sailors and Marines were killed on the Arizona. 2,403 military members and civilians were killed. If you are ever in Hawaii I feel like it is your duty as an American to see it first hand.
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Images of Pearl Harbor - The Day and the Memorial
December 7, 1941. The day which has lived in infamy. The day Japan attacked the American naval base in Hawaii and brought the US into World War II.