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Tuskegee Airmen - Circa May 1942 to Aug 1943 Location unknown, likely Southern Italy or North Africa. Class 42-I graduated from flight training on October 9, 1942 at Tuskegee Army Air Field in Alabama Left to right: Nathaniel M. Hill, Marshall S. Cabiness, Herman A. Lawson, William T. Mattison, John A. Gibson, Elwood T Driver, Price D. Rice, Andrew D. Turner Album IDD: 833684 Photo ID: 25502027 .Source Wikipedia

“Tuskegee Airmen” For The Hangar Talk At The Pacific Aviation Museum

PRESS RELEASE-Honolulu, HI – Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor will welcome Hawaii’s own Tuskegee Airman Philip Baham, Dr. Dorothy Goldsborough, and a panel of Black History experts, as they discuss the stories and the legacy of the first African-American military aviators who served during WWII. The Hangar Talk, “Tuskegee Airmen Then and Now” is Saturday, February 8, 2014, 2 to[Read More…]

7 December 1941-Photograph taken from a Japanese plane during the torpedo attack on ships moored on both sides of Ford Island shortly after the beginning of the Pearl Harbor attack. View looks about east, with the supply depot, submarine base and fuel tank farm in the right center distance.

A torpedo has just hit USS West Virginia on the far side of Ford Island (center). Other battleships moored nearby are (from left): Nevada, Arizona, Tennessee (inboard of West Virginia), Oklahoma (torpedoed and listing) alongside Maryland, and California.
On the near side of Ford Island, to the left, are light cruisers Detroit and Raleigh, target and training ship Utah and seaplane tender Tangier. Raleigh and Utah have been torpedoed, and Utah is listing sharply to port.
Japanese planes are visible in the right center (over Ford Island) and over the Navy Yard at right. U.S. Navy planes on the seaplane ramp are on fire.
Japanese writing in the lower right states that the photograph was reproduced by authorization of the Navy Ministry. (Official U.S. Navy photograph)

Commemorating the 72nd Anniversary of the Attack on Pearl Harbor

A series of events will be held at The Pacific Aviation Museum on December 7, 2013 to commemorate the 72nd Anniversary of the Attack on Pearl Harbor. Listings are below. December 5th – 7th Anniversary Dinner Gala: “Some Enchanted Evening,” 5:30 to 9:30pm at Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor. A fundraiser for the Museum.

Museum’s Next Living History Day Scheduled for February 1, 2014 at Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor

Museum’s Next Living History Day Scheduled for February 1, 2014 at Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor

PRESS RELEASE Honolulu, HI—History comes alive at Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor, Saturday, February 1, 2014, 9am to 4pm when visitors of all ages can experience the people, the aircraft, and the stories of Pacific aviation “stars” — from the early years of flight to today’s space age. The event is free to Museum members and free with Museum admission.[Read More…]