History has always been a major interest of mine. I received my bachelor’s degree in history from Chico state in 2011, and went on to gain a masters in historic preservation at University of Oregon, intending to apply my knowledge of history to preserving the raw material of our heritage.
Follow Me is the place to read field dispatches from SCA members serving the planet all over the USA.
Aerial photo of the USS Arizona via Wikipedia
In 2008, President George W Bush established WWII Valor in the Paciﬁc National Monument which includes sites in Hawaii, California, and Alaska. This set of historic sites reveals a wider more complete story of the War in the Paciﬁc, from the attack on Pearl Harbor, to the segregation of Japanese Americans.
Entrance to the WWII Valor in the Paciﬁc National Monument, Pearl Harbor Visitor Center
Certain events forever change the course of American history, deﬁning our nation’s identity and future. The bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 was one such event, leading America into World War II.