Pearl Harbor, 70 Years Ago Today

Today is, of course, Pearl Harbor Day, and this year marks the 70th anniversary of that attack.

I was on Maui for a vacation about 18 months ago, in the spring of 2010, and my brother and I spent a day at the Pearl Harbor memorial sites, the USS Arizona Memorial, USS Missouri, and the Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbour. I highly recommend the visit if you find yourself on Maui.

The Aviation Museum was recently opened when we were there, and it will be exciting to see it expand and develop over the years. They don’t have a huge collection of aircraft, but the quality of the displays is very high and the collection is tightly focused on the attack on Pearl Harbor and the early war in the Pacific so far.

Arizona & Missouri

Guarding Arizona

The rest of my Maui 2010 photos are over on Flickr.

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