We started with a short guided tour with a very well informed guide and then continued on our own through the rest of the memorial. We got an excellent feeling for everything that the Oklahoma has been through and the part it played in WWII.
A very somber vacation destination but it is definitely something every American should see in their lifetime. Please be respectful while you're there including how you dress, it is a cemetery after all.
This is a lovely memorial located at the entrance to the Battleship Missouri. If you are there, the memorial is well thought out and worth a visit to pay respect to the men who died onboard the Oklahoma.
The U.S.S. Oklahoma Memorial is located on Ford Island and is a very, very short walk from the entrance to the U.S.S. Missouri. There is a granite piece which names the ship in front of about 429 mini pillars, each of which is marked with the name of one of the dead sailors. It symbolizes the entry and exit from...