Phoenix in Maricopa County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Arizona's U.S.S. Arizona Memorial - In Memory of the Gallant Men
Who Gave Their Lives on December 7, 1941 on the Battleship U.S.S. Arizona
— During the Attack on Pearl Harbor —
In memory of the gallant men who gave their lives on December 7, 1941 on the Battleship U.S.S. Arizona during the attack on Pearl Harbor
The Honorable Raul H. Castro, Governor of Arizona
Has been permanently loaned to the
State of Arizona by the United States Navy.
Location. 33° 26.888′ N, 112° 5.59′ W. Marker is in Phoenix, Arizona, in Maricopa County. Marker is on Adams Street. The U.S.S. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1616 West Adams Street, Phoenix AZ 85007, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Arizona World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S.S. Arizona Signal Mast (within shouting distance of this marker); Boras Headframe (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Arizona Copper Company's Locomotive #2 (about 300 feet away); The Arizona Korean War Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away); Father Albert Braun O.F.M. (about 400 feet away); Jewish War Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away); Vietnam Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Phoenix.
More about this marker. This is the largest monument in the U.S.S. Arizona monument area. A time capsule with all contributors names and part of the U.S.S. Arizona signal mast are found bearing west of the anchor.
Regarding Arizona's U.S.S. Arizona Memorial - In Memory of the Gallant Men. You can't begin to sense the loss of life happening in a flash on December 7, 1941 until you walk around the monument with its memorial plaques. They have the name and rank of each young man lost. The U.S.S. Arizona was one
Also see . . .
1. National Park Service "Valor in the Pacific" Web Page. (Submitted on January 14, 2010.)
2. USS Arizona Survivors Honor Fallen Shipmates, December 2008. Navy.mil official newsletter commemorating the visit of U.S.S. Arizona survivors. The Sailors visited the historic sites to honor fallen service members as part of the USS Arizona Reunion Association's annual meeting. (Submitted on January 14, 2010.)
Additional keywords. Day of Infamy, Pearl Harbor, Battleship Row, Arizona U.S.S. Arizona Monument, USS Arizona Monument, Anchor, US Navy,
Categories. • 20th Century • Government • Military • Notable Events • War, World II • Waterways & Vessels •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 14, 2010. This page has been viewed 2,138 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on January 14, 2010, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on January 14, 2010. 12. submitted on January 14, 2010, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona. 13, 14, 15, 16, 17. submitted on January 14, 2010. 18, 19. submitted on March 20, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.