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Old 12-07-2008, 06:01 AM   #1
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Remember Pearl Harbor

Remember those that lost there lives on that terrible day.
1. Pearl Harbor
2. Take off of the strike force
3. The U.S.S. Shaw explodes
4. U.S.S. Shaw
5. The West Virginia and the Tennesse burning
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Old 12-07-2008, 06:06 AM   #2
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Remember those that lost there lives on that terrible day.
1. The U.S.S. California
2. The West Virginia and Tennesse
3. The Maryland and Oklahoma. The Oklahoma has already capsized.
4. The Arizona settles on the bottom
5. The Oglala
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Old 12-07-2008, 06:09 AM   #3
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We will never forget.
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Old 12-07-2008, 06:16 AM   #4
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Remember those that lost there lives on that terrible day.
1. The destroyers Cassines, Downs and the battleship Pennsylvania in dry dock,
2. Ford Island burns
3. Maryland and Oklahoma
4. The Utah is the "other" ship that is memorialized at Pearl. She was built as a battleship but at the time of her death she was a target ship. The Japanesse were not supposed to attack her.
5. Pearl in 2004. Of note is the Arizona memorial and the U.S.S. Missouri
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Old 12-07-2008, 06:16 AM   #5
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Old 12-07-2008, 06:23 AM   #6
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Remember those that lost there lives on that terrible day.
1. Anothe view of Pearl in 04
2. The Arizona as she lays today.
If you ever get the chance to go to the Memorial, you'll not regret it. A very moving experience. Words cannot describe the feeling you have as you stand there. The slow leaking of oil that still flows from her hull is visible.
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Old 12-07-2008, 06:39 AM   #7
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good post missileman and to those that still serve thank you
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Old 12-07-2008, 06:44 AM   #8
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and may no nation ever feel the need to attack another again
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Old 12-07-2008, 07:39 AM   #9
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Not only should we not forget, but it would be good to enlighten younger people who may not realize the impact of the day.
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Old 12-07-2008, 02:59 PM   #12
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One of my more memorable assignments during my days in journalism was the photographing survivors of Pearl Harbor ceremony. I always asked for this, and offered to work a weekend day if need be.
It was truly memorable assignment, year in and year out. God bless them all.
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I've been there twice, and it is a very touching and memorable experience.......I highly recommend a visit, to anyone that could swing it.............
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I'm wearing my official USS Arizona shirt I picked up at Pearl several years ago.
I was deeply honored to have served alongside the USS Missouri in wartime (Desert Storm) and attending her decommissioning ceremony in 1992 in Pearl Harbor.
I will never forget.




Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz signs the official surrender document aboard Missouri (BB-63) while RADM Sherman stand to one side of Nimitz. General of the Army Douglas MacAuthur speaks with Admiral William Halsey at the microphone.

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Old 12-07-2008, 07:39 PM   #15
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Nice post OU812! Thanks for contributing.
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Took these pictures from a ship last year:



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Old 12-07-2008, 08:31 PM   #17
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Rob, those pictures are great. Thanks for posting. Which ship did you take those from?
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Pearl is a must see for anyone going to Hawaii. And the sub museum next door. I went back in the 90's.

My Dad passed through pearl a few days before the bombing on his way to Guam / Iwo Jima.
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Rob, those pictures are great. Thanks for posting. Which ship did you take those from?
USNS Bob Hope

One thing that was interesting about that trip, there was a Japanese Navy ship docked right next to us looking out over the Arizona Memorial. They performed their morning colors viewing the Arizona Memorial and the USS Missouri.
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