On December 7, 1941, Pearl Harbor, on the island of Oahu, was the site of a surprise attack that resulted in the loss of more than 2,400 lives. The primary... Read More
When the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, more than one ship was sitting in the harbor that day. In fact, eight battleships, three cruises and four destroyers were present in the harbor when the bombs started to fall. Though some - like the USS Arizona would sink - others sustained minor damage. Others even returned Japanese fire.
Check out the histories of these fine ships of Pearl Harbor and discover how each one played a vital role on the "date that would live in infamy."