USS Arizona Memorial


Planning Guide for Visiting Pearl Harbor

By: Mark Loproto

Pearl Harbor is an iconic location, a major piece of the history of not just Hawaii, but of the United States and the world. The December 7, 1941 attack changed... Read More

Pearl Harbor Terminology – Battleship Row

By: Mark Loproto

Any discussion of the attack on Pearl Harbor includes references to something called “Battleship Row.” In your mind, you may be picturing a row of battleships lined up within the... Read More

The Visionary Architect of the USS Arizona Memorial

By: Mark Loproto

There are many well-known names associated with Pearl Harbor. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who gave the famous "Infamy" speech to the US Congress the day after the attack. Admiral Husband... Read More

Facts about the USS Arizona (BB-39)

By: Mark Loproto

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... Read More

The Black Tears of the USS Arizona

By: Bruce Danforth

On December 7, 1941, the black tears of the USS Arizona began falling. Just before 8 a.m. that morning, the Japanese launched one of the most deadly modern attacks on American... Read More

USS Arizona Memorial Rated #5 Landmarks – US

By: Bruce D.

The same week that the USS Arizona Memorial had to close because of damage to its dock, TripAdvisor released the Traveler's Choice awards for 2015.  The USS Arizona Memorial ranked... Read More

Arizona Memorial

By: J. Owen

The Arizona Memorial is a monument built on top of the sunken battleship USS Arizona. It was built in 1962 as a memorial to 1,177 men who died on the... Read More

USS Arizona Memorial

By: J. Owen

Visit the USS Arizona Memorial The USS Arizona Memorial is located at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.  The memorial is built on top of the sunken Battleship USS Arizona located on Battleship Row... Read More