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Battleship Arizona

Author : Paul Stillwell
ISBN : 0870210238
Genre : History
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Photographs help tell the history of the Battleship Arizona from her keel laying in 1941 to her tragic end with the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Category: History

Battleship Uss Arizona

Author : Leszek Wieliczko
ISBN : 8362878533
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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USS Arizona was a Pennsylvania-class battleship built for and by the United States Navy in the mid-1910s. Named in honor of the 48th state's recent admission into the union, the ship was the second and last of the Pennsylvania class of "super-dreadnought" battleships. Although commissioned in 1916, the ship remained stateside during World War I. Shortly after the end of the war, Arizona was one of a number of American ships that briefly escorted President Woodrow Wilson to the Paris Peace Conference. The ship was sent to Turkey in 1919 at the beginning of the Greco-Turkish War to represent American interests for several months. Several years later, she was transferred to the Pacific Fleet and remained there for the rest of her career.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

The Uss Arizona

Author : Joy Waldron Jasper
ISBN : 031299351X
Genre : History
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Featuring interviews with the sailors who survived, the authors present a detailed history of the USS Arizona before, during, and after the attack on Pearl Harbor, bringing to life the courage and bravery of ordinary men.
Category: History

The Story Of The U S S Arizona

Author : R. Conrad Stein
ISBN : 051604642X
Genre : Arizona (Battleship)
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Recalls the events surrounding the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor during which the U.S.S. Arizona sank.
Category: Arizona (Battleship)

The Love That Endures Remembering My Mother And My Father U S S Arizona S Chaplain At Pearl Harbor

Author : Thomas I. Kirkpatrick
ISBN : 9781105030666
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The time was December 7, 1941. The wife and young son of the U.S.S. Arizona's chaplain, Captain Thomas L. Kirkpatrick, were listening to the radio that Sunday afternoon, when suddenly they heard: We interrupt this program to bring you a special news bulletin. The Japanese have attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii by air, President Roosevelt has just announced. The attack also was made on all Naval and Military activities on the principal island, Oahu. The following day, the President made his historic speech to Congress, using language that would galvanize a shocked nation and propel America into war. The same day, the telegram arrived that ended a two-decade-long story about a love that endured numerous lengthy separations while the chaplain was deployed either at sea or at a remote duty station. How this military couple endured these stresses yet kept their marriage alive and vibrant, forms the core of this heartwarming and inspiring story, embedded in the sweep of world-changing historical events.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Uss Arizona Memorial

Author : Maureen Robins
ISBN : 9781615907823
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Detailed Descriptions And Photos Of The USS Arizona Memorial Help The Reader To Understand And Appreciate The Sacrifices Of Our American Soldiers.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Certain Air Force Promotions And U S S Arizona Memorial

Author : United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services
ISBN : STANFORD:36105045141582
Genre : USS Arizona Memorial (Hawaii)
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Considers H.R. 7809, to authorize increase in number of lieutenant colonels in Air Force, and H.R. 44, to authorize funds to complete construction of U.S. Pacific War Memorial on superstructure of sunken U.S.S. Arizona in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
Category: USS Arizona Memorial (Hawaii)

Uss Arizona

Author : MacKinnon Simpson
ISBN : 1573062804
Genre : History
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Laying where she sank, in the silt of Pearl Harbor, the USS Arizona has impacted millions of lives since the milli-second BOOM! that split her hull and snuffed out the lives of 1177 men aboard her. This book pays tribute to the ship and her crews, telling of the fascinating life she led before her demise with rarely-before-seen pictures and poignant stories of her symbolism throughout the years.
Category: History

Uss Arizona

Author : David Doyle
ISBN : 0897476409
Genre : Battleships
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Packed with rare photographs unearthed from sources throughout the country, this volume follows the history of one of America's most iconic naval vessels. View her keel laying under the watchful eye of (then) Undersecretary of the Navy Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1914, follow her construction and commissioning in 1916, her service escorting Woodrow Wilson to the Paris Peace Conference in 1918, her roles as a "cruise ship" for President Herbert Hoover in 1931, and as a location for filming a Hollywood movie in 1934. Glimpse the life of the crews that manned her and follow her through the maintenance and refits that dramatically changed her appearance. Describes the horrific explosion that ripped through her hull on the dark morning of 7 December 1941, and a series of unique photos document the years of wartime salvage work aboard the sunken battleship. Chronicled too is the Arizona ongoing service as a tomb and memorial to the 1,177 men who perished with her.
Category: Battleships

Arizona Trivia

Author : James Crutchfield
ISBN : 9781418557348
Genre : Reference
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Arizona was the last continental state to enter the Union. Arizona Trivia is full of fun facts about this young state. Approximately how many rounds of golf were played in Phoenix in 2000? And what are the deepest and widest points of the Grand Canyon? (Answers: 11 million; 6,000 vertical feet, and 18 miles wide.) This book is the who, what, when, where, why, and how of the Grand Canyon State.
Category: Reference

Remembering Pearl Harbor

Author : Michael Slackman
ISBN : 188035229X
Genre : History
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The USS Arizona Memorial was dedicated in the warm sunshine of Memorial Day 1962. As the waters of Pearl Harbor lapped gently against the rusted hulk of the sunken battleship, reflected sunlight played over the freshly painted, white surfaces of the recently constructed Memorial. White Navy uniforms dominated the dress of the 200 guests invited to the Memorial & those on nearby Ford Island. A public address system carried the speeches of Naval officials & other dignitaries as they recalled the attack on Pearl Harbor, the men who lost their lives there, & expressed their hopes for future peace. A prayer form the chaplain & a band rendition of the Navy Hymn was followed by the haunting notes taps. A volley of rifle fire by the Marine honor guard provided the final punctuation.
Category: History

The Fyddeye Guide To America S Maritime History

Author : Joe Follansbee
ISBN : 9780615381534
Genre : Lighthouses
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The Fyddeye Guide to America's Maritime History is a one-of-a-kind directory for tall ships, lighthouses, historic warships, maritime museums, and other attractions you can visit today that preserve, protect, and interpret our nation's maritime history. Use the Guide to plan a family trip, map out a heritage travel experience, research your local history, or find a heritage organization to help you discover the sea captain in your family tree. The Guide covers maritime history attractions in the Lower 48 states, Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. More than 200 authentic tall ships, many offering travel excursions and educational experiences lasting from an hour to several weeks. More than 300 historic commercial vessels, such as ferries, tugs, and steamboats, as well as warships, including battleships, aircraft carriers, destroyers, and small craft dating from the 18th century to the middle 20th century that you can visit. More than 750 photogenic lighthouses and lightships grouped by East Coast, West Coast, the Gulf Coast, and the Great Lakes. More than 260 family-friendly maritime museums in 37 states and the District of Columbia. Three maps with suggested itineraries for discovering lighthouses in New England, California, and Michigan. Special articles on the tall ship Lady Washington, forgotten steamboats on the Okanogan River, the best lighthouse books, and major maritime festivals. Twenty-five professional photos of key ships and other attractions. The Fyddeye Guide to America's Maritime History complements Fyddeye, http: //, the Internet's most comprehensive website dedicated to maritime history and heritage. Fyddeye also features an online community that discusses news about maritime history and current issues, including preservation of historic ships. You can also share photos and vote in polls on current events. Visit Fyddeye's pages on Facebook and follow Fyddeye on Twitter.
Category: Lighthouses

Mermaids And Saguaros

Author : Arizona State Capitol Museum
ISBN : UIUC:30112070756611
Genre : Arizona
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Category: Arizona

Landmarks Of African American History

Author : James Oliver Horton
ISBN : 9780195141184
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Includes thirteen historic sites to explore the struggles and triumphs of African Americans and how they helped shape the rich and varied history of the United States.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

One Day In History December 7 1941

Author : Rodney P. Carlisle
ISBN : 9780061984655
Genre : History
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Offering a unique approach to history, this series of individual encyclopedias will delineate and explain the people, places, events, chronology, and ramifications of pivotal days in history. One Day in History: December 7, 1941 will provide a comprehensive and engaging overview of this date in history as well as an examination of the theme related to the date—the attack on Pearl Harbor and World War II. This volume will cover all aspects of December 7, 1941, including background information explaining what led to the date's events and post-date analysis discussing the effects and consequences of the day's events.
Category: History

Arizona Highways

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ISBN : UCR:31210022168742
Genre : Arizona
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Category: Arizona

Saving The Arizona

Author : Susan Elaine Pfeiffer
ISBN : 9781468557091
Genre : Fiction
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A brilliant young scientist is hired by NSA to solve the missing puzzle piece of technology that will make the fourth-dimensional quantum teleportor fully operational. In doing so he is faced with the dilemma of: if you could change history, should you? He struggles with his decision to go back in time to save his grandfather who died on the U.S.S. Arizona during the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. Little did he know that his efforts would cause an unexpected chain reaction, complicated even further when he falls in love.
Category: Fiction