Pearl Harbor

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Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

On December 7, 1941 the Japanese attacked various targets in and around Pearl Harbor.


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Schofield Barracks
(still an active Army post)


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Wheeler Army Airfield
(many fighter planes destroyed on the field along this hanger line)


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Old Officer's Club at Wheeler Airfield
(pilots were drinking coffee here at time of attack)


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Water tower at Hickam airfield
(The field with its bomber planes largely destroyed during the attack.  The Japanese thought his water tower to be a church.)


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Memorial over the sunken USS Arizona


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Wall of Names of those killed in the attack.


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Dick Fiske, USMC, USS West Virginia
(A survivor, sharing his memory book with visitors to the memorial)


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The USS Missouri has been docked next to the memorial
to commemorate the end of the war which started at Pearl Harbor.


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main guns of the battleshipip


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located nearby is the USS Bowfin
(a survivor of successful missions in the Sea of Japan)


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navigation control room


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aft torpedo room


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the galley 

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