Chapter 12

The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Territory, on the morning of December 7, 1941.

Date: December 7, 1941

Location: Primarily Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Territory, U.S

Combatants: United States of America, Empire of Japan

USS Arizona was a Pennsylvania-class battleship built for and by the United States Navy in the mid-1910s. Wikipedia

Length: 608′

Construction started: March 16, 1914

Launched: June 19, 1915

Struck: 1 December 1942

Installed power: 29,366 shp (21,898 kW) (on sea trials)

Fate: Sunk during the Attack on Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941

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Namesake: The State of Missouri

Builder: Brooklyn Navy YarD

Launched: 29 January 1944

Commissioned: 11 June 1944

Decommissioned: 26 February 1955

Recommissioned: 10 May 1986

Decommissioned: 31 March 1992

Struck: 12 January 1995

Identification: Hull symbol: BB-63

Motto: "Strength for Freedom"

Nickname(s): "Mighty Mo" or "Big Mo"


Created with images by Alan Light - "Pearl Harbor, 1994" • CodyR - "japanese zero" • blipsman - "USS Missouri"

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