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In Memorial: The Brothers of the USS Arizona

To all those who have sacrificed for us, I offer up a small tribute to the men who were killed at Pearl Harbor onboard the USS Arizona. I knew that the Arizona had suffered a lot of casualties on December 7th, 1941, but I didn’t realize that of the 2,400 servicemen and civilians killed that fateful day, 1,177 of them were the officers and crew of the Arizona. I also didn’t realize that there were 38 sets of brothers who served onboard this battleship, including 3 sets of 3 brothers and a set of twins. Of the 79 brothers, 63 died during the attack. Continue reading

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