Tag Archives: Pearl Harbor

Weekly Photo Challenge: Waiting

Once the ferry docked, everyone shuffled down the gangplank onto the blindingly white memorial. Despite the bustle, the monument seemed very peaceful. People kept quiet, moved slowly, were relatively polite to each other — but the men didn’t take off … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #44: The U.S.S. Arizona Memorial

The U.S.S. Arizona Memorial No. 1 Arizona Memorial Place Honolulu, Hawaii 96818 Telephone: (808) 422-3300 Established: 1962 Size: 10 acres Number of interments: 1102 of the 1177 men who died on the Arizona. Some were cremated at their posts. Others … Continue reading

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What cemeteries have you visited on vacation?

As a product of the classic American childhood road trip, I’m curious to know which cemeteries you’ve visited on vacation.  Please check all that apply. Feel free to add anything I’ve missed in the comments. Thanks!

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