Uss Arizona Memorial (Hawaii)
USS ARIZONA MEMORIAL
On the morning of Dec. 7, 1941, Japan made a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor Honolulu, Hawaii. The USS Arizona was hit by a 1,760-pound armor piercing bomb, and when the vessel sank, 1,177 men onboard lost their lives, and 337 crew members survived. In 1962 a white, open-air shrine was dedicated above the water which covers the ship, the names of those who lost their lives are inscribed on the memorial. Visitors can reach the memorial by boat from the Visitor Center on the opposite side of the Pearl Harbor channel.
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Today’s date you can still see the oil leaking from the sunken ship in the water.
THE USS BOWFIN SUBMARINE MUSEUM
The submarine was first launched in 1942 and served valiantly on several patrols and sunk several enemy vessels.
Kaiten Torpedo – A one man Japanese Suicide Torpedo. First used in 1944