Even though the USS Missouri was in service well after WWII, this dent made by a kamikaze pilot crashing into the large battleship has remained in the side of the hull.
A few photos from the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor.
Perhaps the most disheartening part of our time in Hawaii was the young member of the Naval staff reminding us before the trip out to the memorial that it is a burial site, and to be respectful. Because I’m sure the need for that reminder is because too many people had not acted accordingly. This despite the list of the fallen….
Or the fact that the ship is still leaking oil: