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Jan. 20 – HISTORY LESSON

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A morning tour of the USS Missouri was a special highlight of our day in Honolulu.

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The main battery – a tour of the deck…..

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And also below decks……and many ladders

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The Missouri battleship was the site of the Japanese surrender ceremony and the end of World War II.

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Looking toward the Arizona Memorial (currently being repaired)

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Later in the day, after our late afternoon Sunday Worship Service, we waited to see the lunar eclipse….

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Which, in Hawaii, was total at 7:12pm.

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Not to be eclipsed by celestial events, or the Patriots game 😊, local Hawaiian dancers entertained guests before the Serenity pulled away from the dock at midnight.

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Posted by Swenigale 17:25 Archived in USA

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