Learn about the USS Oklahoma Memorial in the first of a new web series featuring Park Ranger Jason Ockrassa. Jason will take you to significant sites all over the island of Oahu and explain exactly what happened in those locations during the Pearl Harbor attack on December 7, 1941, and beyond. Some of those sites include Hickam Field, Ford Island, Wheeler Field, Schofield Barracks, the location of the Opana Mobile Radar Station, all the sites for each of the battleships and their memorials, and many more. For many of these sites, Jason will feature a personal story of someone who died in the conflict or survived to tell their story.DURATION:1 minute, 21 seconds
Park Ranger Jason Ockrassa takes us to Ford Island, Hanger 54 (very near Hanger 6, the first building hit on Ford Island) and the seaplane ramp. This area is where Pearl Harbor Survivor Chuck Kohler was located on the morning of December 7, 1941. Chuck was one of many service members who was able to fight back during the attack. Here Jason explains what Chuck did that morning.
The North American B-25 Mitchell served in every theater of World War II. Learn about how this aircraft helped the United States fight back after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Sixteen B-25’s took part in the successful Doolittle Raid against Japan in April 1942
.DURATION:2 minutes, 40 seconds
A lot more HERE