USS Arizona

The Enduring Legacy of a Battleship

Ingo Bauernfeind

This lavishly illustrated and very personal book covers the history of the battleship USS Arizona from her launch to her loss on December 7, 1941 when she was sunk during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
Publication date:
October 2018
Publisher :
Bauernfeind Press
Language:
English
Illustration :
ca. 400 images
Format Available     Quantity Price
Hardback
ISBN : 9783981598421

Dimensions : 279 X 216 cm
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£21.95

Overview
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This lavishly illustrated and very personal book covers the history of the battleship USS Arizona from her launch to her loss on December 7, 1941 when she was sunk during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Learn about the ship's enduring legacy firsthand as told by survivors, historians, enemies, sons of admirals, and people who have a personal connection to the Arizona. Moreover, this book provides a detailed examination of the Arizona's wreck by archaeologists of the National Parks Service looking for ways to preserve her for the future. Learn about the tribute given by presidents and foreign dignitaries in order to honor Arizona's fallen crew. The book includes a download video with oral histories Arizona survivors as well as narrated underwater footage of the wreck.