HONOLULU — New U.S. Navy submarines will revive the names of the united statesArizona and USS Oklahoma, two of the ideally suited casualties of the Eastern assault on Pearl Harbor sooner or later of World War II, officers acknowledged.
Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly launched nuclear, Virginia-class assault submarines will raise the names, The Honolulu Celebrity-Advertiser reported Monday.
The battleships were focused sooner or later of the surprise assault on the naval wicked at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii by Eastern air forces on Dec. 7, 1941.
Many of the Navy’s personnel casualties within the assault were on the 2 ships docked map Honolulu.
The like a flash-assault submarines will probably be designated USS Oklahoma, SSN-802, and USS Arizona, SSN-803, Modly acknowledged in boom.
“It is my fondest need that the citizens of the massive states of Arizona and Oklahoma will understand and have a honest time our Navy’s want to memorialize the 1,177 heroes who perished in USS Arizona (BB-39) and the 429 extra in USS Oklahoma (BB-37) in Pearl Harbor, on Dec. 7, 1941,” Modly acknowledged.
About 1.8 million of us each and every year visit the Pearl Harbor National Memorial, which comprises the united statesArizona, USS Oklahoma and USS Utah memorials, six officer bungalows, three mooring quays, and the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center.