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Inquiry Question

Historical Context




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Visual Evidence

Photo 3a: Aerial view of the USS Arizona Memorial.

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(Hawaiian Service, Inc.)

Photo 3b: The names of the Arizona's dead are inscribed on this white marble wall at the Memorial.
[Photo 3b] with link to higher quality photo.
(Beth Boland)

1. Do you think the Memorial is effective in keeping the memory of the war alive? Why or why not?

2. In what ways does the memorial evoke an emotional response? What is your reaction to the Memorial and the USS Arizona?

3. Do you think the Memorial helped to reconcile American and Japanese bitterness over the war? If so, how?

* You can obtain high resolution versions of Photo 3a and Photo 3b, but be aware that they will take about 30 seconds and 60 seconds, respectively, to load with a 28.8K modem.




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