PACIFIC ADVENTURE - JAPAN & HAWAII

October 2000 - Retracing the WWII Japanese navel and air attack route of the invasion of Pearl Harbor and across the Pacific. "Climb Mt Nitaka" Was the code word for the attack to commence on Dec. 7th 1941

* JAPAN - YOKOHAMA & TOKYO

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Daibutsu, giant Buddah of Kamakura . . . . The Hase Kannon Temple of the Shoguns

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Boat ride across Yokohama Bay . . . .
. . . . Hotel provided kimona, lights of Tokyo Tower out window


Asakusa Temple on Sunday, find her (clue: red shirt)


Asakusa (Octoberfest), find him (clue: raised can of Japanese beer)

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Among the locals in traditional dress at train station . . . .
. . . . Shinkansen (high speed bullet train) coming into Tokyo station


* HONOLULU & WAIKIKI

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New recruit aboard ol' 63, the USS battleship Missouri (Mighty Mo) . . . .
. . . . On deck, overlooking Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona memorial

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Where MacArthur accepted the Japanese surrender, ending WW II . . . .
. . . . Last minute T-shirt shopping for grandkids at Honolulu Hard Rock Cafe

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The overview from Diamond Head, panhandling birds, waves and surfers . . . .
. . . . Sunset on Waikiki Beach, aloha also means goodbye!


Stories of the Pearl Harbor attack are in Marvin Arnold's novel "Flight of the Setting Sun"

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