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USS Arizona Under Attack in Pearl Harbor
December 7, 1941

The USS Arizona was a United States Navy, Pennsylvania Class, BB-39 battleship. It was commissioned in 1916 and it was in service during both World War I and World War II. It was sunk into Pearl Harbor by Japanese fighter planes on December 7, 1941. The sunken ship and many of its 1177 crew members remain at the bottom of Pearl Harbor today. A memorial has been erected over it. The USS Arizona Memorial is the most popular visitor attraction in Hawaii.
Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor
Photo Credit: United States Navy
The above picture of the USS Arizona on fire and sinking into pearl Harbor was taken on December 7, 1941 during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The entire forward superstructure of the USS Arizona and also its #2 fourteen-inch gun turret are on fire.

More Photos of the USS Arizona Begin Attacked
- Burning Forward Magazines of the USS Arizona
- Burning USS West Virginia and USS Arizona
- USS Phoenix, USS West Virginia, USS Arizona
- USS Arizona After the Attack

See also:
- USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor
- Other Ships Attacked at Pearl Harbor
- More Photos of the Pearl Harbor Attack
- Planning a Visit to Pearl Harbor

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