800-lb Piece of the USS Arizona Headed to the Texas Panhandle War Memorial

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An 800-pound piece of the USS Arizona battleship, which sank in Hawaii during the bombing of Pearl Harbor, is on its way to Amarillo, Texas. It will be displayed at the Texas Panhandle War Memorial. The rusted steel plate and a part of the ship’s wooden deck were removed by the U.S. Navy when the memorial over the sunken ship was constructed decades ago – a part of the 112 components that have been displayed at museums as well as other exhibits throughout the U.S.

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