My family has been able to travel a lot on top of all of the moving that we have done. My family has been to Hawaii. This is a picture of Pearl Harbor. This was definitely the biggest thing that we did in Hawaii for me because I am a history nerd.

Aerial view of Pearl Harbor, Ford Island in center. The Arizona memorial is the small white dot on the left side above Ford Island

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1 An Imperial Japanese Navy Mitsubishi A6M Zero fighter on the aircraft carrier Akagi.

2 Zero fighter aboard the Imperial Japanese Navy carrier Akagi during the Pearl Harbor attack mission.

December 7, 1941 - The attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, commences at 7:55 AM, when the Imperial Japanese Navy launch a surprise attack on the U.S. naval base. The attack took the greatest amount of U.S. naval life in history - 1,177 sailors and marines. Pearl Harbor led to the entry of American troops into World War II.

Ford Island is seen in this aeriel view during the Japanese attack on Pearl harbor December 1941 in Hawaii. The photo was taken from a Japanese plane. December 2001 marks the anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. (Photo by Getty Images)

Attack on Pearl Harbor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Attack on Pearl Harbor - Wikipedia, Pearl Harbor survivor Bill Johnson looks at the list of names inscribed on the USS Arizona Memorial

The USS Arizona (BB 39) exploded and sank during the attack on the US Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor 70 years ago today.

The USS Arizona burning after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, December 1941 - We will not forget!

Attack on Pearl Harbor - December 7th, 1941.

A USAAF Boeing Flying Fortress destroyed at Hickam Field, Pearl Harbor, during the Japanese attack (Photo Source: US Navy)

Attack on Pearl Harbor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Attack on Pearl Harbor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

"The Greatest Generation"-- is a term made popular by journalist Tom Brokaw to describe the generation who grew up in the United States during the deprivation of the Great Depression, and then went on to fight in World War II, as well as those whose productivity within the war's home front made a decisive material contribution to the war effort, for which the generation is also termed the G.I. Generation.

US Navy The U. national flag waves graciously from the Iwo Jima memorial during a wreath laying ceremony in honor of the Marine Corps birthday at the Marine Corps War Memorial.

Pearl Harbor survivor Bill Johnson reads the list of names inscribed in the USS Arizona Memorial. The USS Arizona Memorial, located at Pearl Harbor, marks the resting place of 1.102 of the 1.177 sailors and Marines killed on the USS Arizona during the attack on Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941 by Japanese imperial forces and commemorates the events of that day.

Pearl Harbor survivor Bill Johnson reads the list of names inscribed in the USS Arizona Memorial.

Wreckage of bombed Shaw at Pearl Harbor.Temporary repairs were made at Pearl Harbor during December 1941 and January 1942. On 9 February, Shaw steamed towards San Francisco where repairs were completed, including the installation of a new bow, at the end of June. Following training in the San Diego, California, area, Shaw returned to Pearl Harbor on 31 August 1942.

Naval photograph documenting the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii which initiated US participation in World War

A destroyed Vindicator at Ewa field, the victim of one of the smaller attacks on the approach to Pearl Harbor.

Destroyed Vindicator aircraft at Ewa Field, Oahu, US Territory of Hawaii, Dec 1941

She was originally a red-haired human girl named Pu’uloa [the Hawaiian name for Pearl Harbor, although they also called it Wai Momi, or pearl waters, since it teemed with pearl oysters until the late 19th century], who was transformed by the Great Shark God into a shark [although that’s not the version told at https://web.archive.org/web/20040413113203/http://apdl.kcc.hawaii.edu/~oahu/stories/ewa/kaahupahau.htm

She was originally a red-haired human girl named Pu’uloa [the Hawaiian name for Pearl Harbor, although they also called it Wai Momi, or pearl waters, since it teemed with pearl oysters until the late 19th century], who was transformed by the Great Shark God into a shark [although that’s not the version told at https://web.archive.org/web/20040413113203/http://apdl.kcc.hawaii.edu/~oahu/stories/ewa/kaahupahau.htm

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