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    Wahiawa Oahu | Hawaii United States

Location
Located in the Wahiawa District, on the plateau between the two volcanic mountains of the island, in roughly the center of Oahu along Route 99. In Hawaiian, wahi a wā means "place of noise".

Schofield Barracks
Wahiawa, HI 96786 Tel 808-655-6252
Lat 21°29′52″N Long 158°3′48″W During WWII, this base was home to the 25th Infantry Division. A free walking tour of twenty wartime sites at the base is available from the museum. On the property is the Kolekole Pass, falsely depicted as the location where Japanese aircraft passed on their way to Pearl Harbor during surprise attack on December 7, 1941. Schofield Barracks was attacked during the raid, but was not a primary target.

25th Infantry Divison / Tropical Lightning Museum
Museum covers the service of the 25th Division on Guadalcanal, Leyte, Korea and Vietnam. The museum features war relics, photos and small exhibits.

27th Infantry Regiment Museum
A small museum located near the Tropica l Lighnting museum to this unit.
Reference: 27th Infantry Regiment Website (via WaybackMachine)

Wheeler Field
Wartime airfield, still in use today as a military base

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Last Updated
May 22, 2017

 

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