The attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, brought the United States of America fully into World War II. On this new military tour, visit important sites and memorials on the island of Oahu that focus on this time and attend special events commemorating the 80th anniversary of the attack. 

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 Memorial for the USS <i>Arizona</i>, Pearl Harbor, Oahu  The destruction of the USS <i>West Viriginia</i> at Pearl Harbor  The USS <i>Arizona</i> Memorial and USS <i>Missouri</i>. Credit: Hawaii Tourism/Tor Johnson  USS <i>Arizona</i> Memorial  View of the USS <i>Arizona</i> and memorial  USS <i>Arizona</i> anchor memorial  The USS <i>Arizona</i> Memorial and USS <i>Missouri</i>  The USS <i>Missouri</i>  American flags with USS <i>Missouri</I>  USS <i>Bowfin</i> submarine  Panorama of Pearl Harbor, Ford Island at center  USS <i>Missouri</i> and American fighters, Tokyo Bay, Japanese surrender of World War II  Iolani Palace, Honolulu  Waikiki Beach with Diamond Head in the background, Oahu

Pearl Harbor

Commemorating the 80th Anniversary

6 days from $5,695

The attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, brought the United States of America fully into World War II. On this new military tour, visit important sites and memorials on the island of Oahu that focus on this time and attend special events commemorating the 80th anniversary of the attack. 

or Call 855-330-1542

Experts

Dec 3 - 8, 2021 Departure
Keith Huxen

Keith Huxen

Dr. Keith Huxen is a historian at the Henry Jackson Foundation working in support of the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency.  Working with agency offices located in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Dr. Huxen is part of a team tasked with finding, identifying, and repatriating the remains of fallen service members from America’s wars from World War II to the present.

While serving as the Senior Director of Research and History at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans, he worked to create and develop the historical exhibits in the museum’s US Freedom Pavilion:  the Boeing Center pavilion, the Road to Berlin, the Road to Tokyo, and the Arsenal of Democracy permanent exhibit galleries, and was the curator for the special exhibit Manufacturing Victory.

Dr. Huxen recently completed an original lecture course designed for lifelong learners, “World War II:  Up Close and Personal,” by The Great Courses (formally the Teaching Company).  He holds a PhD degree in American history from George Washington University, specializing in the diplomatic, military and international history of the twentieth century, and has taught at Arizona State University, the University of New Orleans, and Louisiana State University. 

Dec 3 - 8, 2021 Departure
Mitch Yockelson

Mitch Yockelson

MITCH YOCKELSON received a Ph.D. in military history from the Royal Military College of Science, United Kingdom. He is an archivist with the National Archives and Records Administration, specializing in Second World War historical records.  For several years he lectured on Pearl Harbor as a military history instructor at the U.S. Naval Academy. Since 2006, he has taught graduate military history at Norwich University.

The author of many, articles, reviews and books, including a biography of Douglas MacArthur and his leadership in the Pacific Theater during World War II: MacArthur: America’s General, Mitch frequently lectures and leads Second World Second World battlefield tours for the Smithsonian. He has been featured on The History General, 60 Minutes, PBS and C-SPAN, as well as the Los Angeles Times, New York Times, and Washington Post.

Mitch lives in Annapolis, Maryland.