An Essential Guide to Visiting Pearl Harbor in Hawaii (Going Places)

An Essential Guide to Visiting Pearl Harbor in Hawaii

Planning a dream vacation to the Hawaii? Make sure to save time for a visit to historic Pearl Harbor to honor the more than 2,000 Americans who died during the surprise attack by the Japanese on the naval base that was located there.

Today, the site of the attack (located on the island of Oahu) is officially known as the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument and is situated above the sunken remains of the USS Arizona, the most heavily damaged ship from the attack. The Monument serves to commemorate the date of this tragedy – December 7, 1941 – while offering informative insight about the attack and related events leading to America’s involvement in World War II.

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