Sequestration Update: Changes in USS Arizona Memorial Tour Schedule
Until further notice, the last USS Arizona Memorial tour will begin at 1:00 pm instead of 3:00 pm each day. The visitor center will close at 4:30 pm instead of 5:00 pm. The USS Missouri, USS Bowfin, and Pacific Aviation Museum are not impacted. More »
Remembering the Pacific is a video podcast series that presents the personal stories behind World War II's Pacific Theater. Hear American and Japanese servicemen tell their war stories from December 7, 1941 through the war to the ongoing reconciliation between the two countries. Witness the effects on the home front as American and Japanese civilians recount the emotions of the war years and come to terms with loved ones lost, sacrifices made and recognition of civil rights. Hear about the personal importance of the memorials and the lasting impacts of the Pacific War.
Visit our WWIIValorNPS YouTube channel to watch these videos and more, including Pearl Harbor Survivor stories, behind-the-scenes footage of the creation of our new visitor center, and underwater footage of the USS Arizona!
Did You Know?
The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941, acted as a catalyst propelling America into World War II. On December 8, 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt declared war on Japan. In return, December 11, 1941, Germany and Italy declared war on the United States.