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The USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii. -   Pearl Harbor is a site that inspires reflection on war and peace and our place in the global community. The USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor is a truly special monument. Just 6 feet below the surface of the sea, you can see the deck of the 608-foot battleship USS Arizona, which sank in a swift 9 minutes, killing 1,177 of its men, more than half the total casualties that tragic day.

The USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor - 100 Places to Take Your Family in the U. Slideshow at Frommers

Hawaii has 7 national parks! This year will mark the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service (NPS).  I encourage every American to visit a park in your own state and then plan to visit other states and territories! Contact me so we can plan your visits! #nps100

Hawaii has 7 national parks! This year will mark the anniversary of the National Park Service (NPS). I encourage every American to visit a park in your own state and then plan to visit other states and territories! Contact me so we can plan your visits!

The USS Arizona is the final resting place for many of the ship’s 1,177 crewmen who lost their lives in the attack on Pearl Harbor 70 years ago. The 184-foot-long memorial, accessible only by boat, sits on the surface above the sunken vessel’s midsection, rising at either end to signify the United States’ ultimate victory. Its designer, Austrian-born Alfred Preis, fled the Nazi takeover of his homeland only to be imprisoned as an “enemy alien” in Hawaii, not far from where his monument now…

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Amazing to see the small oil droplets still bubbling to the surface from the "tomb" below.

Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS CARL VINSON (CVN 70) hoist colors alongside the USS Arizona Memorial as the ship moors at Pearl Harbor. USN photo.

Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS CARL VINSON (CVN hoist colors alongside the USS Arizona Memorial as the ship moors at Pearl Harbor.

The USS Arizona memorial in Pearl Harbor. God Bless America!

The USS Arizona memorial in Pearl Harbor.

Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor

Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor

USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument

USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument

MARCH A great trail on a beautiful day with my Ride or Die Crew! Tennessee Valley Trail, Mill Valley, California, United States of America.

Tennessee Valley Trail, Mill Valley, California, United States of America.

Historical place-USS ARIZONA MEMORIAL PEARL HARBOR

Historical place-USS ARIZONA MEMORIAL PEARL HARBOR

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