Eternal Peace – After the tourists leave U.S.S. Arizona

Tips of the hat today to “Cousin Mary” and “B-Squared”


U.S.S Arizona 7 Dec 1941

What happens at the end of the day when the tourists leave the U.S.S. Arizona memorial?

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We salute today – and every day – all who have served in our Military.

Also see:

11th Hour of the 11th Day of the 11th Month

Uncommon Valor: A True Story of WWII Heroism

Sludgo’s Mile Markers: Mile 44

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  1. Visiting the memorials at Pearl Harbor must be a humbling and moving experience. I can’t imagine how it must have been for those men, trapped below. But I had no idea anything like this was offered to the survivors – what a beautiful idea. I’m sure many of them asked, “Why me?” when so many of their shipmates didn’t make it 1941. I guess, knowing they can join them may assuage some sense of survivor guilt, that they had lives and families that were denied to their friends. Thanks for posting this, Louis. I am reminded of the famous Kohima epitaph: “When you go home, tell them of us and say, for your tomorrow, we gave our today.”


  2. Very heartfelt! I wonder where are the patriots? I hope more of them will come out in full force.❤️💕❤️💕❤️💕❤️

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    • The burial on U.S.S. Arizona is truly an amazing thing. I had no idea this was being done. My Cousin Mary sent the link and “B-Squared” also sent it several days later. It was serendipity that I got it from 2 readers. I thought … hmmm ;;; here’s my Veterans Day post.
      Thank you for your visit and comment.

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      • My heart is here and very appreciative of your share. I stand for a linage of shell-shocked relatives of these wars and one who was damaged from a mine. The sorrow continues as every people and kind became part of this great union, and in their hearts, patriotic deeds that are all in God’s Will, carry the touch of our flag! 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🦅❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️🦅

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      • Veterans Day has a deep meaning for you … 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸

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      • It does but then the people of our country and countries around the world coming into one accord with God have the deepest meaning. ❤️

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