Pearl Harbor, known to Hawaiians as Puʻuloa, is a lagoon harbor on the island of Oʻahu, Hawaiʻi, west of Honolulu. Much of the harbor and surrounding lands is a United States Navy deep-water naval base. It is also the headquarters of the U.S. Pacific Fleet. The attack on Pearl Harbor by the Empire of Japan on Sunday, December 7, 1941, brought the United States into World War II.
... its bounds, it contains several other National Historic Landmarks associated with the attack on Pearl Harbor, including the Arizona, Bowfin, and Utah ...
... December 1941, it could have prevented the Pearl Harbor disaster and the outbreak of the Pacific War ... He was surprised at the easy access to Pearl Harbor ... the captain announced that the Japanese had bombed Pearl Harbor and advised the passengers of measures to take in the event of Japanese attack on the ship ...
23, 1942, I-19's floatplane made a night reconnaissance over Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in support of Operation K-1, a second attack on Pearl Harbor by the Japanese Navy ... French Frigate Shoals to serve as a radio beacon for the "Emily" floatplanes that were to attack Pearl Harbor ...
... The attack on Pearl Harbor catches the United States Navy unawares ... which is off the Hawaiian coast near Pearl Harbor, running another set of exercises in a long string of them ... Officer of the Day aboard the destroyer, USS Cassiday, tied up in a shallower channel of the harbor, not all that far from Battleship Row ...
... Franklin Delano Roosevelt ordered the construction of a naval base in the Atlantic similar to Pearl Harbor in Hawaii ... in the world in landmass and was meant to be the Pearl Harbor of the Atlantic ... Fort Brooke Battery C of the 123d AAA Battalion - far end of the harbor on the Rio Piedras 123d AAA Battalion Headquarters - Fort Buchanan Battery A of the ...
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“Pilot to crew. Take a good look at Pearl Harbor. Maybe its something youll want to remember.”
—Dudley Nichols (18951960)
“Now we sing, and do tiny dances on the kitchen floor.
Our whole body is like a harbor at dawn;
We know that our master has left us for the day.”
—Robert Bly (b. 1926)
“Then must you speak
Of one that loved not wisely but too well;
Of one not easily jealous, but being wrought,
Perplexed in the extreme; of one whose hand,
Like the base Judean threw a pearl away
Richer than all his tribe.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)