Remembering Pearl Harbor. Interesting historical footnote: the USS Phoenix (CL-46) was at Pearl that day and escaped the attack unscathed. She was eventually sold to Argentina and renamed the ARA General Belgrano. After almost 3 decades of service with Argentina, she was sunk on 2 May 1982 by the British submarine HMS Conqueror during the Falklands War. Conqueror is the only nuclear-powered submarine to ever engage an enemy vessel in actual combat.
Pearl Harbor Attack 7 December 1941 Caption: “View looking down "Battleship Row" from Ford Island Naval Air Station, shortly after the Japanese torpedo plane attack. USS California (BB-44) is at left, listing to port after receiving two torpedo hits. In the center are USS Maryland (BB-46) with the capsized USS Oklahoma (BB-37) alongside. USS Neosho (AO-23) is at right, backing clear of the area. Most smoke is from USS Arizona (BB-39).” (Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of
REMEMBERING PEARL HARBOR DAY ~ This is a video from the US Navy; may we all remember those who died on that day and the days following. The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on the morning of December 7, 1941. The attack led to the United States’ entry into World War II.
“USS Arizona (BB-39) sunk at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, after her fires were out, 9 December 1941. She was destroyed during the Japanese raid of 7 December 1941. USS Navajo (AT-64) and USS Tern (AM-31) are alongside, spraying water to cool her burned out...
Battleship USS West Virginia, sunk in the Pearl Harbor Attack 7 Dec 1941 and then given temporary repairs at Pearl Harbor, is about to leave Hawaii for further repairs in the United States, 30 Apr 1943. Source United States Navy Identification Code 80-G-K-570
Eternal Peace Aboard the USS Arizona A memorial ceremony for those who survived the attack but have requested they be returned to the ship so they may serve with their crew and their ship for all eternity.
Pearl Harbor survivor Jim Downing visits with sailors at a screening of the "Remember Pearl Harbor" documentary at the Pacific Aviation Museum at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Dec. 4, 2016. DoD photo by Lisa Ferdinando