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World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument provides news releases to local and regional newspapers. Current and past news releases can also be found here on the VALR website. Keep up-to-date on news items by clicking the "News Releases" link above.
Did You Know?
There were 1.4 million gallons of fuel on the USS Arizona when she sank. Over 60 years later, approximately nine quarts still surfaces from the ship each day. Some Pearl Harbor survivors have referred to the oil droplets as "Black Tears."