Sgt. John Vincent Pangelinan Gerber
The Pacific War Museum was created by Marine Corps Sgt. John Vincent Pangelinan Gerber to educate the people of Guam and our visitors about the history around the invasion, occupation and liberation of Guam.
Pacific War Museum Opens
The Museum that John Gerber Built
Remembering John Gerber
To inspire people, young and old, to embrace lessons from the battles that took place in the Pacific theater and Guam; Stories of the 1,548 Marines, the countless Chamorros, and men and women of the military who sacrificed the ultimate price for the freedoms we enjoy today.
To create and maintain a museum of Pacific War artifacts and exhibitions.
To preserve the culture of the island through these reminders of a war fought heroically and expand our understanding of the history and meaning of Guam’s role in the Pacific and its relevance today and for the future.
To provide a place for our children to develop, learn and understand America’s strengths and values.
To serve as a catalyst for tourism and fortify the economic and community growth of the US Territory of Guam.