Friday, December 7, 2012


USS Arizona 12/7/41

USS Arizona today

“I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible resolve.”
Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto (12/7/41)

“With confidence in our armed forces - with the unbounded determination of our people - we will gain the inevitable triumph - so help us God.” (12/8/41)
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Total killed at Pearl Harbor 2,402
Attack begins:  7:48 a.m.
USS Arizona explodes: 8:10 a.m.
USS Arizona:  1,177 killed in action, the highest loss of live in US naval history. 

1 comment:

trussdob said...

I will forever be indebted to all of our fallen hereos, and the ultimate sacrafices they've made to afford me the privelege of a free and peaceful life. Thank you.