5 Facts About Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona 1. Twenty-three sets of brothers died aboard the USS Arizona. 2. The USS Arizona’s entire band was lost in the attack. 3. Fuel continues to leak from the USS Arizona’s wreckage. 4. Some former crewmembers have chosen the USS Arizona as their final resting place. 5. A memorial was built at the USS Arizona site, thanks in part to Elvis Presley.
"To the Memory of the Gallant Men Here Entombed and their shipmates who gave their lives in action on 7 December 1941, on the U.S.S. Arizona" — inscription in marble with the names of Arizona's honored dead