This is a definite "must see" for everyone. It is very humbling and such an important part of our history. The younger people in our group were not interested in Pearl Harbor but we told them that we all needed to see it....and once we left, they were moved to tears.
You walk by this when you visit the Missouri. It's just a simple wall with markers identifying who died. Nothing really special, but a solemn reminder of the magnitude of the event on Dec. 7, 1941.
The USS Oklahoma Memorial is a beautiful (though smaller) memorial to those who lost their lives on December 7, 1941 on the USS Oklahoma. It is located just outside of the entrance to the USS Missouri, so if you are not traveling to see the Missouri, you might not know it's there. It is definitely worth a visit, however, and... 更多
This has been added since our last visit 10 years ago so I was pleasantly surprised to find it. The markers used to memorialize those lost aboard the Oklahoma during the attack were especially thought-provoking.
The Oklahoma was one of the few on battleship row damaged beyond repair. A nice memorial has been set up with the names of the men. It is smaller and right at the entrance of the Mighty Mo. Take a few minutes and honor those seamen.
Across the street from the Might Mo, sits the USS Oklahoma memorial. Overshadowed by the Missouri, and USS Arizona Memorial, this monument to the over 400 sailors who perished on Oklahoma is definitely worth it. It takes you 20 minutes to go through so definitely don't miss it. You can run through it while waiting for the shuttle to the... 更多
The Oklahoma is easy to miss, since it is near all of the bigger memorials. Ask where it is if necessary, not marked well. When you are on the shuttle to Ford Island then you will drive past it.