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Near Honolulu in Honolulu County, Hawaii — Hawaiian Island Archipelago (Pacific Ocean)
 

U.S.S. Arizona Memorial

War Memorial of the Pacific

 

—Pearl Harbor, Hawaii —

 
U.S.S. Arizona Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, December 4, 2017
1. U.S.S. Arizona Memorial Marker
close up
Inscription. “…In honor, and in commemoration of the members of the armed forces of the United States who gave their lives to their country during the attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on December 7, 1941.”
Public Law 87-201

Construction authorized
by the 85th Congress
Approved March 15, 1958
Dwight D. Eisenhower
President

Appropriation granted
by 87th Congress
Approved September 6, 1961
John F. Kennedy
President

In addition to the $150,000 in appropriated funds, the U.S.S. Arizona Memorial was built with private funds contributed by Americans from throughout the United States, and $100,000 donated by the State of Hawaii.

The Pacific War Memorial Commission expresses gratitude to the many public officials, veterans organizations, other public and private groups and enterprises, and thousands of individual donors whose support made possible this memorial to the 2,4431 honored dead.

U.S. Army 228 · U.S. Navy 2,004 · U.S. Marine Corps 109
 
Location. 21° 21.906′ N, 157° 57.011′ W. Marker is near Honolulu, Hawaii, in Honolulu County. Touch for map. marker is on the wall of the U.S.S. Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Arizona Memorial Pl, Honolulu HI 96818, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.

U.S.S. Arizona Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, December 4, 2017
2. U.S.S. Arizona Memorial Marker
marker on the wall of the solemn chapel
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U.S. Naval Base Pearl Harbor (within shouting distance of this marker); This Sacred Site (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S.S. Arizona (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); USS Arizona Memorial (about 400 feet away); USS West Virginia Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); U. S. S. Missouri (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, USN (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Golden Anchor (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Honolulu.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
U.S.S. Arizona Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, December 4, 2017
3. U.S.S. Arizona Memorial Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 25, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 15, 2017, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 66 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 15, 2017, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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