USS Arizona HB

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USS Arizona: The Enduring Legacy of a Battleship

By Ingo Bauernfeind
192 Pages
January 2019

This lavishly illustrated and very personal book covers the history of the battleship USS Arizona from her launch to her loss on December 7, 1941 when she was sunk during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Learn about the ship’s enduring legacy firsthand as told by survivors, historians, enemies, sons of admirals, and people who have a personal connection to the Arizona. Moreover, this book provides a detailed examination of the Arizona’s wreck by archaeologists of the National Parks Service looking for ways to preserve her for the future. Learn about the tribute given by presidents and foreign dignitaries in order to honor Arizona’s fallen crew. The book includes a download video with oral histories by Arizona survivors as well as narrated underwater footage of the wreck.