© 2009 Ede Schweizer, All rights reserved.   Made in California.  Built to scroll right. This very harbor, on a quiet Sunday morning in December 1941 became a watery grave to so many of our brave U.S. Navy men and women An eerie reminder of how war changes us, this memorial is now a place for bringing all cultures together under one roof Pledges of great service The ferries that take visitors out to the actual resting place of the USS Arizona are operated by the U.S. Navy USS Missouri (BB-63) the last battleship to be built by the U.S. Navy sits in Pearl Harbor as a museum ship The memorial dock and final resting place of the USS Arizona (BB-39) Inside the shrine room of the memorial, inscription in marble with the names of the USS Arizona's honored dead "To the Memory of the Gallant Men Here Entombed and their shipmates who gave their lives in action on December 7, 1941, on the USS Arizona" Silent visitors pay their repects The stars and stripes waving gracefully above in the breeze The untouched remains below a few feet of water Tears of the Arizona May she rest in peace along with the 1,102 sailors killed on the USS Arizona during the Attack on Pearl Harbor Some Navy divers explore the underwater wreck and constantly monitor the health of local sea life Moving video equipment and lights Filming the current state of the USS Arizona for a new film to be shown at the updated visitors center Angles and environment Skyward Roofline The white platforms mark the location where each battleship was sank, the USS Missouri in the background Silence and order Angular observation Self-portrait of B&E Symmetry of crossing lines Boarding the return ferry