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Pearl Harbor, “Day of Infamy,” told in Fredericksburg, Texas

Posted on December 7, 2009 by | Southwest Travel | No Comments

It’s a small town setting for a big time story: Right in the heart of Texas Hill Country, you’ll find America’s only museum dedicated exclusively to telling the story of the Pacific Theater battles during World War Two. That story began 68 years ago, today, when Japanese forces waged a surprise attack on the United States. In less than two hours, half of America’s military airpower in the Pacific was wiped out, and, most devastating, the battleships Oklahoma and Arizona. In all, 2,323 U.S. servicemen were killed that morning — a mere preamble to what was to follow: By war’s […]

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