Pearl Harbor Visitors Now Get Japan and US View

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PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — Pearl Harbor visitors are getting a broader, more in-depth view of the Dec. 7, 1941 Japanese attack at a newly expanded and renovated visitors' center.

The $56 million complex officially opened last Dec. 7 and is drawing about 4,000 visitors a day. It has twice the exhibition space, a large grassy lawn, and benches for people to sit on and contemplate events that took place there.

Exhibits include snapshots of 1930s Japan to allow visitors to better understand how and why the attack happened.

The National Park Service's chief Pearl Harbor historian says this wouldn't have been possible as recently as the 1980s because the attack was too recent and survivors were still dealing with their wounds. But he says many Japanese pilots and American survivors have since reconciled.

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