index
Page numbers followed by f indicate figures and maps. Page numbers followed by t indicate tables.
aarp Hawai‘i, 295n9
Abe, Zenji: death, 122; first visit to Pearl Har-
bor, 95–96; Fiske’s friendship with, 97, 102;
perspective of, 126, 211, 239; rose ceremo-
nies initiated by, 103–5, 104f, 122–23, 124f,
125; in videoconference for school, 73
Admiral Clarey Bridge, 178
Admiral Nimitz Museum, 231
advertisements and marketing: appeals
to visitors, 169, 222; of Pacific Aviation
Museum, 182, 183f, 184, 185, 197; packag-
ing of sites, 163f, 163–64, 280. See also
commodification
Affleck, Ben, 168
Af ghan i stan War, 86–87, 112, 277
African Americans, 40, 299n12. See also
Miller, Doris
Air and Space Museum, atomic bombings
exhibition at, 4, 27, 106, 196, 212, 237, 246,
249, 270
Air Force (film), 146
Akagi (Japa nese carrier), 106
Akaka, Abraham, 94, 297n6
Akaka, Daniel, 253–54, 278
Akaka Bill (proposed), 253–54, 278
Aldrich Pears Associates, 70, 213, 220, 303n7
Ambrose, Stephen, 153
American Ex- Prisoners of War, 151, 247
American History Museum (Smithsonian),
215
Americanization narrative, 144–45
American Legion, 27, 151, 245, 247
American Studies Film Study Center, 153
American veterans of WWII: approach to
studying, 12; as citizen- soldiers, 23–25;
Declaration of Friendship and Peace signed
by, 110f, 111; as “greatest generation,”
38, 277–78; honored in commemorative
practices, 85–87; Japa nese vets’ contacts
and exchanges with, 46, 62, 80–81, 92–97,
100–103, 233, 268, 305n5; online registry
of, 67–68; passing of generation of, 8–9,
29–30, 36–37, 45, 63–65, 111–12, 265–67,
276; Punchbowl friendship ceremony and,
105–8; questioned on feelings about Japan,
99–100. See also survivors of Pearl Harbor;
survivor voices; veteran volunteers
amma. See Pacific Historic Parks
amvets, 78, 123
Anderson, Benedict, 21
Anderson, R. Alex, 189, 302nn11–12
anniversaries (December 7): continuities
and connections in, 82–87; Japa nese and
American goodwill events in, 92, 93–94,
109f; keynote speakers at, 89–92, 111, 296n2;
media focus on veteran survivors in, 64, 69;
orientation film on, 157; script of, 82–83;
shift from embodied memory to profession-
alized history in, 111–12; video productions
linked to, 64, 66; “Walk of Honor” for Pearl
Harbor survivors at, 23, 83, 85–86, 86f,
265; wreath pre sen ta tions in, 88f, 88–89.
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