Dec. 7: A day that still lives in infamy for Arizona survivors

Slider was in the Navy and was on the USS Arizona on Dec. 7, 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. NAPLES — Chester Slider wasn't stationed on the USS Arizona or even at the naval base in Pearl Harbor.

Ed Wentzlaff, a 24-year-old sailor, stood on the deck of the USS Arizona in Hawaii's Pearl Harbor, waiting for church services to begin by Kitty Bennett ANONYMOUS / AP the battleship USS Arizona belches smoke as it topples over into the sea during

by Bob McClay/News Talk 92.3 KTAR (December 7th, 2011 @ 7:05am) A life ring form the USS Arizona. It was was attached to the #1 motor boat. It is one of the items featured at the Pearl Harbor Museum in Phoenix, Ariz. (Photo by Bob McClay/KTAR) PHOENIX

Ed Wentzlaff, a 24-year-old sailor, stood on the deck of the USS Arizona in Hawaii's Pearl Harbor, waiting for church services to begin by Kitty Bennett ANONYMOUS / AP the battleship USS Arizona belches smoke as it topples over into the sea during

7, 1941, claimed the lives of more than 2300 US sailors at the US naval base, including 1177 on board the USS Arizona. Gannett ContentOne/National Archives It's now been 70 years, but Americans who were alive on Dec. 7, 1941, can still tell you where

Dec. 7: A day that still lives in infamy for Arizona survivors


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