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USS Arizona Sara Smeltzer and Michelle Wargo
USS Arizona History <ul><li>It was commissioned in October of 1916 and was built at the New York Navy yard  </li></ul><ul>...
USS Arizona History <ul><li>On December 7, 1941 she lost over eleven hundred crew members to the Pearl Harbor Attacks </li...
The Day Before <ul><li>Many of the men were not on the ship because they were given leave to visit their wives who lived o...
December 7 th   <ul><li>The Arizona was one of the first ships under attack  </li></ul><ul><li>Explosions on the ship caus...
After the Attack <ul><li>During the following years the USS Arizona became the symbolize the reason the US was fighting in...
After the Attack Cont. <ul><li>During the 1950s she was used as a site for memorial ceremonies </li></ul><ul><li>On Decemb...
USS Arizona Memorial <ul><li>Was created in memory of the men who lost their lives to the attack on Pearl Harbor </li></ul...
USS Arizona Memorial Cont. <ul><li>It is an 184 foot long structure spanning the mid-portion of the ship </li></ul><ul><li...
USS Arizona during the attack on Pearl Harbor Pictures of the USS Arizona
Pictures of the USS Arizona   Memorial The USS Arizona is underneath the memorial
Bibliography <ul><li>&quot;USS Arizona.&quot;  The University of Arizona University Libraries. Web. 23 Mar. 2010.  http://...
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  1. 1. USS Arizona Sara Smeltzer and Michelle Wargo
  2. 2. USS Arizona History <ul><li>It was commissioned in October of 1916 and was built at the New York Navy yard </li></ul><ul><li>It was a battleship that served the Navy from 1916 to 1941 </li></ul><ul><li>It served with the British Grand Fleet at the end of WWI </li></ul><ul><li>In late 1931 she returned to her operations with the Battle fleet </li></ul>
  3. 3. USS Arizona History <ul><li>On December 7, 1941 she lost over eleven hundred crew members to the Pearl Harbor Attacks </li></ul><ul><li>She transported President Hoover on his trips to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands </li></ul><ul><li>It provided aid to the earthquake victims on Long Beach in 1933 </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Day Before <ul><li>Many of the men were not on the ship because they were given leave to visit their wives who lived on the island </li></ul><ul><li>It was in the harbor so that it could take care of needed repairs </li></ul><ul><li>Some of the crew members were on the island at the time of the attack but most were on the ship </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Eight hours after they returned to the ship almost all of them were dead at the bottom of Pearl Harbor </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. December 7 th <ul><li>The Arizona was one of the first ships under attack </li></ul><ul><li>Explosions on the ship caused massive fires in the front of the ship </li></ul><ul><li>The majority of the crew died in the explosion or they were trapped in the quickly sinking ship </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Many survivors showed valor by assisting their shipmates to safety </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. After the Attack <ul><li>During the following years the USS Arizona became the symbolize the reason the US was fighting in WWII </li></ul><ul><li>After the attack she was left just resting on the bottom with just the deck awash </li></ul><ul><li>Efforts were made to recover bodies and records but were soon proven fruitless </li></ul><ul><ul><li>They recovered about 105 bodies but most are still buried with the USS Arizona </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. After the Attack Cont. <ul><li>During the 1950s she was used as a site for memorial ceremonies </li></ul><ul><li>On December 1, 1942 the Arizona was removed from US Navy registry of vessels </li></ul>
  8. 8. USS Arizona Memorial <ul><li>Was created in memory of the men who lost their lives to the attack on Pearl Harbor </li></ul><ul><li>The memorial was talked about for years but in 1949 Hawaii created the Pacific War Memorial Commission </li></ul><ul><li>Eisenhower approved the creation in 1958 </li></ul><ul><li>It was finished in 1961 with funds from congress and private donations </li></ul>
  9. 9. USS Arizona Memorial Cont. <ul><li>It is an 184 foot long structure spanning the mid-portion of the ship </li></ul><ul><li>It consists of three sections </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The entry and assembly rooms </li></ul></ul><ul><li>A central area was designed for ceremonies and observation </li></ul><ul><li>The names of those who died are engraved on a marble wall </li></ul>
  10. 10. USS Arizona during the attack on Pearl Harbor Pictures of the USS Arizona
  11. 11. Pictures of the USS Arizona Memorial The USS Arizona is underneath the memorial
  12. 12. Bibliography <ul><li>&quot;USS Arizona.&quot; The University of Arizona University Libraries. Web. 23 Mar. 2010. http://www.library.arizona.edu/exhibits/ussarizona/ </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;USS Arizona - A Brief History.&quot; The University of Arizona University Libraries. Web. 23 Mar. 2010. <http://www.library.arizona.edu/exhibits/ussarizona/history/history.html>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;USN Ships - USS Arizona (BB-39).&quot; Naval History and Heritage Command . Web. 23 Mar. 2010. <http://www.history.navy.mil/photos/sh-usn/usnsh-a/bb39.htm >. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;History of U.S.S. Arizona -- Part 3.&quot; PAST Foundation . Web. 23 Mar. 2010. <http://www.pastfoundation.org/Arizona/ArizonaHistory_3.htm>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Start.&quot; University of Maine at Presque Isle - University of Maine at Presque Isle . Web. 23 Mar. 2010. <http://www.umpi.maine.edu/~chalout/Webquests/06-07/The%20Attack%20on%20Pearl%20Harbor/top.htm>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Photo # 80-G-19942 Picture Data.&quot; Ibiblio.org - Our Newest Linux Distributions . Web. 23 Mar. 2010. <http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/OnlineLibrary/photos/images/g10000/g19942c.htm>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;USS Arizona.&quot; Historic Naval Ships Visitors Guide. Web. 23 Mar. 2010. <http://www.hnsa.org/ships/arizona.htm>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;USS Arizona Memorial - Southern Maryland Online MultiMedia Gallery.&quot; Main Index - Southern Maryland Online MultiMedia Gallery. Web. 23 Mar. 2010. <http://photos.somd.com/showphoto.php/photo/541>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Pearl Harbor.com - USS Arizona Memorial.&quot; Pearl Harbor - December 7, 1941 - Pearl Harbor.com. Web. 23 Mar. 2010. <http://www.pearl-harbor.com/arizona/arizona.html>. </li></ul>

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