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The Nevada’s Run

USS Nevada

Although mortally wounded by a torpedo hit, the USS Nevada managed to make a run toward the open sea. However, she was already taking on water, and when the second […]

Mapping a Sailor’s Service

Mapping a sailors service

Posted on December 17, 2014 By Caroline Sibley, Archivist | Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum Mr. Kagel Smith, looking through his mother’s attic, stumbled upon an old suitcase filled with the […]

Revenge of the Pearl Harbor Battleships

Black and White photograph of the battleship West Virginia (BB-48) sailing.

Posted on June 13, 2011 October 25, 1944, 0200 hours. It is the final major day of the Battle of Leyte Gulf. Six America battleships slowly steam back and forth […]

Pearl Harbor: The Bombs of the Second Wave

Black and white photograph of WWII fighter plane on the tarmac.

Posted on December 23, 2010 Japanese Bombs and Torpedoes at Pearl Harbor On December 7, 1941, Japanese torpedoes and bombs devastated Hawaii’s warships and air fields. The “Weapons Wall” at […]

Where Would the Enterprise Have Moored?

Historic Ford Island Aerial Photo

Posted on November 01, 2010 The Pacific Fleet’s three aircraft carriers were fortunately out of port on December 7, 1941. The Saratoga was en route from Bremerton, Washington to San […]

Phoenixes, Dragons and Cranes…Oh, My!


Posted on February 16, 2010 At the start of the battle, the crew of an American ship killed the Deep Blue Dragon. Enraged, the Flying Dragon destroyed the ship that […]

Aircraft Carrier Ops

Aircraft Carrier

Posted on January 13, 2010 With every successful Navy is the integration of aircraft carriers and air superiority capabilities. The evolution of the aircraft carriers is equally as impressive with […]

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