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Memorial atop the USS Arizona which was bombed Dec. 7th 1941, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
-1,177 crew members aboard the ship were killed, amounting to almost half of all the casualties that day.
-355 crewmen survived the attack, 30 have since been buried with the ship upon their death, only 18 are known to still be alive.
-In 1961, after his service in the Army, Elvis Presley held a benefit concert and raised over $50,000 to support construction of the memorial (approx. 10% of the final cost).

Memorial atop the USS Arizona which was bombed Dec. 7th 1941, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

-1,177 crew members aboard the ship were killed, amounting to almost half of all the casualties that day.

-355 crewmen survived the attack, 30 have since been buried with the ship upon their death, only 18 are known to still be alive.

-In 1961, after his service in the Army, Elvis Presley held a benefit concert and raised over $50,000 to support construction of the memorial (approx. 10% of the final cost).

Filed under USS Arizona Pearl Harbor WWII Elvis Presley Dec 7th 1941

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