Day of Infamy – December 7, 1941

The USS Oklahoma Memorial stands in honor of the 429 men who perished after the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 A torpedo hit the Oklahoma and the resulting explosion and fireball took the lives of both Navy sailors and Marines. Within minutes, the ship was on fire and listing badly. It sank in short order, trapping many men who had been below decks when the attack occurred.

The USS Oklahoma Memorial stands in honor of the 429 men who perished after the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 A torpedo hit the Oklahoma and the resulting explosion and fireball took the lives of both Navy sailors and Marines. Within minutes, the ship was on fire and listing badly. It sank in short order, trapping many men who had been below decks when the attack occurred.

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