We have all heard about Pearl Harbor and no doubt seen, what is one of my favourite films, with my main man Mr Ben Affleck, Pearl Harbor. Although a great film, it signals a significant event killed 2,402 Americans and launched the U.S. into WWII. We have team up with Go Hawaii Tours to bring you another top infographic to help with planning a summer trip.
Over 1.8 million travellers visit Pearl Harbor each year and while you can choose whether to go alone to fulfil your historical mind or you can simply pay to jump onto one of the many fact filled tours. Not only can you tap into your inner Affleck and learn all about the tragic history behind the Pearl Harbor attacks but many visit the site to pay their respects to fallen soldiers of the surprise attack that persuaded the United States to join World War II.
While you’re there don’t forget to check out the USS Arizona Memorial, USS Missouri, USS Bowfin and the Aviation Museum.