Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor

[96-12-08 — (BullDog Edition, A1) In the Sea’s Embrace: The USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor was built in 1961 to honor the 1,777 seamen who died when the battleship exploded in Japan’s surprise attack on Hawaii, Dec. 7, 1941. The event drew the United States into World War II. PHOTOGRAPHER: Associated Press FILE–The U.S.S. Arizona Memorial, which was built in 1961, is seen in this October 1991 aerial view taken over Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The memorial was built beside the sunken battleship where 1,777 seamen died during the surprise attack by the Japanese on Dec. 7, 1941. 11 survivors of the bombing were joined this week on what could be the USS Arizona Reunion Associationaïs final organized trip to the memorial. Sunday is the 55th anniversary of the bombing. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, file)] *** [] ** Usable by LA and DC Only **

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