USS Oklahoma


Navy Chaplain Awarded Silver Star

By: Mark Loproto

The attack on Pearl Harbor produced heroes of all kinds, and not all of them were fighting men. In a ceremony coinciding with the 76th anniversary of the attack, naval... Read More

DNA Identification and the Men of the Oklahoma

By: Mark Loproto

For more than seven decades, the families of many of the 429 men who perished when the USS Oklahoma (BB-37) sank were unable to give their loved ones a proper... Read More

Julio DeCastro: Hero of the USS Oklahoma

By: Mark Loproto

Over 2400 Americans lost their lives when the Japanese launched their surprise attack on Pearl Harbor. But amid the tragedy, there were also tales of heroism, of men who swooped... Read More

Facts About the USS Oklahoma

By: Mark Loproto

During the December 7th, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, the US Navy suffered the loss of several vessels vital to the fleet's strength. Among them was the USS Oklahoma, a battleship... Read More