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2014-03-13 23:02:24

USS Missouri Memorial Association celebrates 20th Anniversary with special Mahalo admission rates for Hawaii residents and military members, March 15-31. Pearl Harbor, HI (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 This Sunday, March 16, the USS Missouri Memorial Association, the nonprofit organization responsible for bringing the retired USS Missouri to Pearl Harbor and establishing the Battleship Missouri Memorial, celebrates its 20th anniversary. In honor of the Association’s anniversary, the Battleship...

2014-03-13 16:21:18

HONOLULU, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Postal Service today honored the tranquil shrine that pays tribute to the 1,177 sailors aboard the USS Arizona who lost their lives Dec. 7, 1941, with the dedication of a Priority Mail Express $19.99 stamp. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140313/DC83043 "Today, nearly 100 years to the day that the Navy laid the keel to begin construction of the Arizona, we gather to pay tribute to its final resting spot," said U.S. Postal...

2011-08-11 04:00:00

FALL RIVER, Mass., Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- President Franklin Roosevelt called it "a date which will live in infamy." It is arguably the pivotal episode in the trajectory of World War II. But with the passage of time and passing of the war's veterans, the memory of what happened at Pearl Harbor and how it changed the course of world events may be fading. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110811/NE49832) As the country marks the 70th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor...

2010-06-01 16:39:00

HONOLULU, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arizona Memorial Museum Association (AMMA) made its own history today as the 31-year old non-profit organization officially changed its name to PACIFIC HISTORIC PARKS (PHP) http://pacifichistoricparks.org/ at the four National Parks it provides interpretive, educational and visitor activity support for. The sites include the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument http://pacifichistoricparks.org/phh.php at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; American...

2010-01-30 19:25:00

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaii Governor Linda Lingle and Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard commander Capt. Gregory R. Thomas today joined the Battleship Missouri Memorial in saluting its volunteers and supporters as the historic ship fully reopened to visitation following a multimillion-dollar drydocking project. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100130/LA46832-a ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100130/LA46832-b ) An ukulele band from the Big...

2005-06-16 07:01:11

HONOLULU (AP) -- A team of divers is collecting information that will help experts determine how fast the sunken USS Arizona is deteriorating. The battleship sank on Dec. 7, 1941, during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, which drew the United States into World War II. The remains of more than 1,100 crewmen remain entombed in the sunken wreckage, which is spanned by the USS Arizona Memorial. "Collapse in inevitable but by all indications, it is not imminent. It could be decades," said...


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