Asan Beach Unit Closed Off a Section Due to Little Fire Ants
Due to the presence of the invasive Little Fire Ant, War in the Pacific National Historical Park has closed a part of the Asan Beach Unit. More »
Additional Closure in Asan Beach Unit
The park has closed an additional area along Asan Beach due to the invasive Little Fire Ant. More »
Temporary Closure of Asan Bay Overlook
Renovations have begun at the Asan Bay Overlook, including removal and replacement of panels at the Memorial Wall. To ensure visitor safety and provide space for equipment, sections of the site will be closed to the public through mid-July. More »
Movie in the Park June 2011
Contact: Benjamin Hayes, 671-333-4051
War in the Pacific National Historical Park will host a free Movie in the Park on Saturday, June 11 at 6:30 p.m. featuring Episode Four of the award winning Ken Burns series, The War. The program dramatically illustrates the cataclysmic events of World War II through the extraordinary, personal stories of brave American men and women who experienced the war at home and abroad. Episode Four depicts the harrowing and immense amphibious landings at Saipan and Normandy, France, both of which occurred sixty-seven years ago this month. Further episodes of The War will be shown at the park's visitor center on Sundays at 1 p.m.The public is invited to join us under the stars at Asan Beach on Saturday, June 11 for this free event at 6:30 p.m. The public is encouraged to bring chairs, blankets, flashlights, umbrellas, and insect repellant.For more information, call 333-4050 or visit www.nps.gov/wapa.
Did You Know?
Guam was administered by the U.S. Navy beginning from 1898? The idyllic tropical life for the small military contingent was shattered by the Japanese attack on December 8, 1941.