USS Arizona at Pearl Harbour

USS Arizona Exploding during the attack

The most devastating loss of the attack on Pearl Harbour was on the USS Arizona, accounting for nearly half of the 2403 total deaths. 1,177 men died on the battleship Arizona when a 1765-pound armor piercing bomb exploded, igniting the powder magazine. Admiral Kimmel, who saw the explosion, said he saw “the Arizona lift out of the water, then sink back