USS Arizona Survivors

USS Arizona Survivor Lou Conter Returns

By: Mark Loproto

In 2018, the Pearl Harbor anniversary commemoration took place with something missing. It was the first year that no survivors of the USS Arizona (BB-39) attended the Oahu ceremony. All... Read More

Lauren Bruner Last to Join Shipmates on USS Arizona

By: Mark Loproto

In the years following the sinking of USS Arizona (BB-39) and the building of the USS Arizona Memorial, 43 former crewmen who survived the events of December 7, 1941 have... Read More

USS Arizona Survivor Lauren Bruner Dies at 98

By: Bruce Danforth

More than 75 years ago, thousands of men—some of them still in their teens—put their lives on the line when the Imperial Japanese Navy launched its attack on Pearl Harbor.... Read More

Bridge Named in Honor of Donald Stratton

By: Mark Loproto

More than 76 years have passed since the attack on Pearl Harbor and we are still finding new and inventive ways to recognize and honor the brave men who survived... Read More

Pearl Harbor Reading: Lauren Bruner’s Second to the Last to Leave USS Arizona

By: Mark Loproto

There are many sources you can go to for your history lessons, especially for something that was as relatively recent in American history as the attack on Pearl Harbor. Occurring... Read More