Check out the T. Stell Newman Visitor Center
The T. Stell Newman Visitor Center at the War in the Pacific National Historical Park is located at the former Army Reserve Center, near the Naval Station Guam front gate. Just look out for the awesome Japanese Type-C Midget submarine!
Special Programs: The T. Stell Newman Visitor Center provides an opportunity to enhance the visitor’s knowledge of the Pacific Theater of World War II and the war years on Guam. Liberating Guam: The U.S. Comes Back, depicts the pre-war lifestyles of the indigenous people of Guam, the Chamorros; the invasion and occupation of Guam by Japan (1941-1944); and the retaking of the island by the United States Armed Forces (July 21, 1944). This presentation features U.S. Veteran Jack Eddy (deceased), Insular Force Guardsmen Pete Cruz, Chamorro Survivor Carmen Kasperbaur, and Veteran, Third Marine Division, Pete Siquenza. This National Park Service (NPS) production was entered in the Houston International Film & Video Festival in 1995. Out of 4,100 entries, this film won the “Finalist Award” category for the Best Documentary of 1994. Producer Karine Erlebach, Division of Audio-Visual Arts, Harpers Ferry Center (NPS) won an award for “Best Producer” (30 minutes).
Exhibits: Within the Visitor Center, take a walk through interim exhibits detailing a few of the many stories associated with the War in the Pacific.
Available Facilities: Museum exhibits and interpretive programs illustrate the events surrounding the Pacific War and the Battle for Guam. Film presentations are available in five languages: English, Japanese, Russian, Chinese, and Korean. Hours of Operation are 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Call 671-333-4050 for more information.
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