Honolulu in Honolulu County, Hawaii — Hawaiian Island Archipelago (Pacific Ocean)
Island of Oahu
Attack on Pearl Harbor
The fleet in Pearl Harbor, the focus of the attack by Japanese air and naval forces, suffered the greatest loss: almost half of the total casualties occurred when the USS Arizona blew up. Army, Navy, Army Air Force, and Marine Corps facilities across the length and breadth of Oahu, from Kaneohe to Haleiwa to Malakole, bore the share of death and destruction. Hickam, Wheeler, and Bellows Army Air Force bases lost 217 men and 77 aircraft. Naval Air Stations at Ford Island and Kaneohe lost 19 men. Pacific Fleet Station, 4 men were killed and 33 aircraft were destroyed. Civilians from Waikiki to Pearl City were killed by exploding anti-craft munitions (friendly fire).
This exhibit lists persons, military and civilians, who died as a result of the attack or were killed later
Please note that names highlighted in gold letters indicate an individual who received the Congressional Medal of Honor, our nationís highest decoration.
Erected by National Park Service-United States Department of the Interior.
Location. 21° 22.026′ N, 157° 56.376′ W. Marker is in Honolulu, Hawaii, in Honolulu County. Marker is on Arizona Memorial Place. Touch for map. The marker is located in the Remembrance Circle on the grounds of the USS Arizona Memorial. This Memorial is a unit of the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument. Marker is in this post office area: Honolulu HI 96818, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bombers Over Battleship Row (a few steps from this marker); Sunday Morning (a few steps from this marker); Fall and Rise of the Fleet (within shouting distance of this marker); Pearl Harbor Panorama-West (within shouting distance of this marker); Pearl Harbor Panorama-North USS Arizona Anchor (within shouting distance of this marker); The Lone Sailor (within shouting distance of this marker); United States Marine Corps (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Honolulu.
Categories. • War, World II •
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