US Pacific Fleet


  • Operation K: A Second Pearl Harbor Attack

    Please link source article Operation K: A Second Pearl Harbor Attack On December 7, 1941, the United States suffered devastating losses during the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor. The assault launched the War in the Pacific and put the entire nation on...

  • After the Fighting – Operation Magic Carpet

    Please link source article After the Fighting – Operation Magic Carpet As the summer of 1945 drew to a close, Americans were rejoicing as news of the victory in the Pacific swept across the nation. After nearly four years of brutal fighting,...

  • Who Was Admiral Clarey?

    Please link source article Who Was Admiral Clarey? Ford Island, in the middle of Pearl Harbor, is the location of several Pearl Harbor Historic Sites. Today, it’s connected to the rest of Oahu by a floating pontoon bridge known as the Admiral...

  • The Only Mission of USS Liscome Bay

    Please link source article The Only Mission of USS <em>Liscome Bay</em> On December 9, 1942, just over a year after the United States suffered the attack on Pearl Harbor, the keel of a new Casablanca–class escort carrier was laid down at the...

  • The Alamo Scouts of the Pacific Theater

    Please link source article The Alamo Scouts of the Pacific Theater When the Imperial Japanese Navy struck Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, it launched an armed conflict that would lead to the creation of many specialized teams throughout the Pacific Theater....

  • Named for a Legend: USS Nimitz Turns 50

    December 7th, 1941 changed many lives forever. Shortly after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Nimitz was promoted to head the US Pacific Fleet, eventually becoming commander of all sea, air, and land forces in the Pacific Theater of Operations. In...


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