Two USS Oklahoma Casualties Identified

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Navy Shopfitter 3rd Class Francis L. Hannon, 20, of Middletown, Indiana, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Aug. 28, 2017. On Dec. 7, 1941, Hannon was assigned to the battleship USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was attacked by Japanese aircraft.…

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USS Oklahoma Sailor Accounted For From World War II

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Navy Water Tender 1st Class Oliver K. Burger, 26, of San Pedro, California, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Nov. 24, 2020. On Dec. 7, 1941, Burger was assigned to the battleship USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was attacked by…

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Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard remembers USS Oklahoma

A ceremony honoring the Sailors of the USS Oklahoma (BB 37) was hosted on Ford Island today as part of a joint Navy and National Park Service multi-event commemoration of the 80th Anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. During the ceremony, Sailors assigned to Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF)…

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