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Teaching Activities--Determining the Facts

Chart 2: Brothers Aboard the USS Arizona,
December 7, 1941

Survivors in Bold Print
Twins marked with an *
1. *Anderson, Delbert J.
 John Delmar

2. Allison, Andrew K.

3. Ball, William V.
 Masten A.

4. Becker, Harvey Herman
 Marvin Otto
 Wesley Paulson

5. Birdsell, Ryan Delois

6. Bromley, George Edward

7. Chandler, Donald Ross
 Edwin Ray

8. Chapman, Naaman
 Noel B.

9. Christiansen, Edward Lee
 Harlan Carl

10. Conrad, Homer Milton, Jr.
 Walter Ralph

11. Conlin, Bernard Eugene
 James Leo

12. Cooper, Clarence Eugene
 Kenneth Erven

13. Czarnecki, Stanley
 Anthony Francis

14. Doherty, George Walter
 John Albert
 John Andrew

15. Flory, Max Edward
 Dale Frederick

16. *Heidt, Edward Joseph
 Wesley John

17. Ingalls, Richard Fitch
 Theodore A.

18. Iverson, Earl Henry
 Norman Kenneth

19. Jones, Daniel Pugh
 Woodrow Wilson

20. Jones, Edward Ethmer
 Homer Lloyd

21. Keniston, Donald Lee
 Kenneth Howard

22. Kennington, Charles Cecil
 Milton Homer

23. Kramb, James Henry
 John David

24. Lakin, Donald Lapier
 Joseph Joran

25. Livers, Raymond Edward
 Wayne Nichols

26. Miller, George Stanley
 Jessie Zimmer

27. Murdock, Charles Luther
 Melvin Elijah
 Thomas D.

28. Nichols, Alfred Ross
 Louis Duffie

29. O'Bryan, George David
 Joseph Benjamin

30. Shive, Malcolm Holman
 Gordon E.

31. Skiles, Charley Jackson, Jr.

32. Starkovich, Charles
 Joseph, Jr.

33. Velia, Galen Steve
 Keith Lloyd

34. Wells, Raymond Virgil, Jr.
 William B.

Father and Son:
Father: Free, Thomas Augustus
Son: William Thomas

When these young men enlisted, there was a general belief that the United states would not become involved in the war in Europe, and little thought that diplomatic and economic problems with Japan would ever result in war. Eventually legislation was passed which prohibited members of the same family from serving on the same ship.

1. Why might brothers hope to be assigned to the same ship? If they had known what was to come, do you think they would still have tried to serve on the same ship?

2. How many families had three sons on board? How many of those sons survived?

3. What else can you learn from this chart?

Information for Chart 2 comes from the USS Arizona Memorial, National Park Service.




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