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Dedication Ceremonies for Plaque for USS Arizona

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Title

Dedication Ceremonies for Plaque for USS Arizona

Subject

Arizona (Battleship); Memorials; Naval ceremonies, honors, and salutes--United States

Description

From the Public Information Office, Fourteenth Naval District: Memorial services and plaque honor dead aboard USS Arizona. The sunken hulk of the battleship USS Arizona was the site for memorial services and the unveiling of a plaque in honor of the men who gave their lives nine years ago during the Japanese attack of Pearl Harbor. The plaque, which reads in part, "Dedicated to the Eternal Memory of Our Gallant Shipmates in the USS Arizona who Gave Their Lives in Action 7 December 1941" was unveiled by Admiral Arthur W. Radford, USN, Commander in Chief, Pacific Fleet, on the morning of December 7, 1950. Similar services were held alongside of the hulk of the ex-battleship USS Utah.

Creator

Official U.S. Navy Photograph

Source

USS Arizona Collection (AZ 517)

Date

1950-12-07

Contributor

Donated by J. D. Pillsbury, LCDR, USNR, District Public Information Officer..

Rights

Permission to use must be obtained from the University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections

Format

JPEG

Identifier

AZ 517 Box 27 Folder 1;
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Original Format

Photographic prints;

Physical Dimensions

8.5" x 11"

Files

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Citation

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, “Dedication Ceremonies for Plaque for USS Arizona,” Special Collections Online Exhibits, accessed December 4, 2021, https://speccoll.library.arizona.edu/online-exhibits/items/show/929.

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