Overhead view of the progress of the salvage work on the sunken battleship USS Arizona in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 21 Mar 1943, a year and a half after the attack. Note flag flying from staff amidships.
Floating crane YD-25 raising USS Arizona’s foremast during salvage operations in Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii, circa 1943. Note the guns of Arizona's No. 2 turret rising out of the water.
Ford Island, Pearl Harbor shipyard, and Hickam Field, Oahu, Hawaii post-war, Aug 4, 1951. Note oil slick streaming from the sunken Arizona, upper left.
Crew of the USS Bennington honoring the sunken USS Arizona as she passes in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 31 May 1958. Note that Bennington now has an angled flight deck and a starboard side deck edge aircraft elevator.
Comprehensive survey of the wreck of the USS Arizona on the floor of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii commissioned by the National Park Service and conducted by the University of Arizona, 1986
US Senator Daniel Inouye at the USS Arizona Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States, 7 Dec 2003
US President Barack Obama placing a wreath at the USS Arizona Memorial, Hawaii, United States, 29 Dec 2011
Barbette of Turret No. 3 of the wreck of USS Arizona, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, United States, 30 Nov 2014
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