Dorie MIller, a messman in the U.S. Navy was awarded the Navy Cross for his heroic deeds at Pearl Harbor (1st African American to be awarded the Navy Cross). ALL HE DID The Morning of Pearl Harbor Bombing was carry wounded sailors to safer locations, move his injured Captain (the Captain refused to leave his post & remained until his death), load machine guns, take control of one & began firing at Japanese planes (He HAD NO TRAINING IN OPERATING ONE). He fired until he ran out of ammunition.

Dorie MIller, a messman in the U.S. Navy was awarded the Navy Cross for his heroic deeds at Pearl Harbor (1st African American to be awarded the Navy Cross). ALL HE DID The Morning of Pearl Harbor Bombing was carry wounded sailors to safer locations, move his injured Captain (the Captain refused to leave his post & remained until his death), load machine guns, take control of one & began firing at Japanese planes (He HAD NO TRAINING IN OPERATING ONE). He fired until he ran out of ammunition.

PT Boats, Inc.- Action Report - Into Action, Pearl Harbor and the Philippines

PT Boats, Inc.- Action Report - Into Action, Pearl Harbor and the Philippines

Oahu's The Bus.  It's supposed to be one of the best public transportation systems in the country and can get you almost anywhere on the island! $2.50 each way or a $35 4 day pass

Oahu's The Bus. It's supposed to be one of the best public transportation systems in the country and can get you almost anywhere on the island! $2.50 each way or a $35 4 day pass

March 31st, 1992 - USS Missouri (BB-63), the last active American battleship, is decommissioned. Commissioned in June 1944, she served during World War II, notably for the location of the official Japanese surrender on Sept. 2, 1945. Today, the "Mighty Mo" is open for visitors in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, as the Battleship Missouri Memorial, under the care of the USS Missouri Memorial Association, Inc. #navyhistoryoftheday #battleship

March 31st, 1992 - USS Missouri (BB-63), the last active American battleship, is decommissioned. Commissioned in June 1944, she served during World War II, notably for the location of the official Japanese surrender on Sept. 2, 1945. Today, the "Mighty Mo" is open for visitors in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, as the Battleship Missouri Memorial, under the care of the USS Missouri Memorial Association, Inc. #navyhistoryoftheday #battleship

When you think about poignant places around the world such as Ground Zero, the Berlin Wall, Chernobyl, and Auschwitz, it’s inevitable that Pearl Harbor on the island of Oahu will be on this list. We have been fortunate to experience several of these iconic locations across the globe but having visited Hawaii recently, we had the opportunity to take the Pearl Harbor Memorial Tour and I have to admit, this is one of the most heartrending and historic places we have visited anywhere.

Pearl Harbor Memorial Tour - Why Is It the Best Attraction?

When you think about poignant places around the world such as Ground Zero, the Berlin Wall, Chernobyl, and Auschwitz, it’s inevitable that Pearl Harbor on the island of Oahu will be on this list. We have been fortunate to experience several of these iconic locations across the globe but having visited Hawaii recently, we had the opportunity to take the Pearl Harbor Memorial Tour and I have to admit, this is one of the most heartrending and historic places we have visited anywhere.

National Geographic hawaii | ... rainbow over hawaii from pearl harbor location pearl harbor hawaii

National Geographic hawaii | ... rainbow over hawaii from pearl harbor location pearl harbor hawaii

Oil sheen visible from the USS Arizona Memorial to the USS Missouri over Pearl Harbor. Photo taken prior to the construction of the Oklahoma Memorial a block to the left of the Missouri. The Missouri is near the location where the Oklahoma and Maryland were on December 7, 1941

Oil sheen visible from the USS Arizona Memorial to the USS Missouri over Pearl Harbor. Photo taken prior to the construction of the Oklahoma Memorial a block to the left of the Missouri. The Missouri is near the location where the Oklahoma and Maryland were on December 7, 1941

Honolulu, capital of Hawaii – America's remotest island state located in the Pacific, is one of the country's most iconic tourist destinations. In large part this is due to the magnificent local dining, nightlife and shopping scene, complete with a marvelous beach lined with picturesque palms and high-rise hotels. Honolulu is also closely associated with the WWII history, namely the Pearl Harbor attack of 1941.

Walking Tours in Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu, capital of Hawaii – America's remotest island state located in the Pacific, is one of the country's most iconic tourist destinations. In large part this is due to the magnificent local dining, nightlife and shopping scene, complete with a marvelous beach lined with picturesque palms and high-rise hotels. Honolulu is also closely associated with the WWII history, namely the Pearl Harbor attack of 1941.

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