Discover the stories of the 23 Battleships (BB) in the U.S. Navy fleet in Pearl Harbor and WWII, the lesser known facts about the USS Missouri, and USS Arizona, how decommissioning of a battleship happens, and more.

The "Fighting Mary": USS Maryland

July 14, 2017 ·  
For the men of the USS Maryland (BB-46), December 7th, 1941 started off like any other quiet Sunday morning. With the sun rising into the sky, many were getting ready for shore leave, while others were enjoying their breakfast and looking forward to another day of no action. Sundays were typically quiet aboard the battleship, and […]
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"Old Mary," Pearl Harbor, and the War in the Pacific

June 23, 2017 ·  
There are notable figures that come out of every conflict, whether they do so standing upright or lying down. For Pearl Harbor, one such figure, a survivor against all odds, was Old Mary. By the time December 7th, 1941 rolled around, Old Mary—otherwise known as Fighting Mary—was only 20 years old, having started her service […]
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The American Fleet Damaged at Pearl Harbor

May 19, 2017 ·  
When discussing the ships lost at Pearl Harbor, it’s easy to focus solely on the battleships that took the brunt of the attack, but there were many other ships present, and few of them emerged from the two-hour assault completely unscathed. The following is a list of American vessels that were significantly damaged or destroyed during the attack […]
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Fast Facts About the Mighty Mo

May 18, 2017 ·  
Built into the history of the attack on Pearl Harbor is the tale of a vessel that wasn't even there at the time. Within the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument, among the memorials and exhibits dedicated to the Japanese attack on December 7th, 1941, you’ll find a peculiar vessel. You’ve read up on the […]
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Facts about the USS Arizona (BB-39)

May 15, 2017 ·  
When people discuss the attack on Pearl Harbor, it’s difficult not to bring up the USS Arizona. Considered one of the greatest tragedies of that day, the mighty Pennsylvania-class battleship suffered multiple torpedo and bomb strikes, causing her to explode and sink to the harbor floor. In the chaos of the December 7th, 1941 Japanese […]
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Facts About the USS Utah

May 10, 2017 ·  
Though the USS Utah (BB-31) was reclassified and demilitarized into a target ship ten years prior to the Pearl Harbor attack, that didn’t save her from suffering the wrath of the Japanese. In the early minutes of the assault, the Utah was struck by two torpedoes and started flooding. Of her crew of 525, 64 officers […]
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Turning Point: The Battle of Midway

May 06, 2017 ·  
  On December 7th, 1941, an aerial force of the Imperial Japanese Navy entered American airspace and commenced one of the worst attacks ever felt on American soil. The Territory of Hawaii came under fire as Japanese bombers and fighter planes fired off a relentless barrage, devastating the US Pacific Fleet. Over 2,400 Americans died […]
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The Battleships of Pearl Harbor

April 22, 2017 ·  
There was a reason the Japanese had their sights set on Pearl Harbor: it was home to the US Pacific Fleet and they knew that the ships based there would prove a nuisance in the Pacific. Though no aircraft carriers were present on the morning of December 7, 1941, the Japanese attacked other targets in their efforts to […]
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USS Utah: From Battleship to Memorial

April 20, 2017 ·  
When you visit the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument, you may hear of a memorial that’s only open to military personnel. On the opposite side of Ford Island, away from the USS Arizona Memorial and the Battleship Missouri, is the memorial for the men of the USS Utah (BB-31), a battleship that, since […]
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All-in-One Pass to Pearl Harbor

April 14, 2017 ·  
Over 75 years ago, the United States mainland was waking up to news that Japan had attacked the naval base at Pearl Harbor. Panic set in and speculation spread throughout the nation; most importantly, a sense of patriotism erupted across the country. Back at Pearl Harbor, over 2,400 American sailors had died and multiple battleships had […]
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