‘Just remember’: Final veteran to be interred on USS Arizona in Pearl Harbor

The final veteran to be interred in the sunken USS Arizona in Pearl Harbor will be taken to the ship this weekend.

Lauren Bruner, who died at 98, was one of 335 sailors and Marines to survive the Japanese attack on the Arizona on Dec. 7, 1941, and will be the 44th and final veteran to be interred in the wreckage. The attack claimed the lives of 1,177 on the Arizona alone, which sunk nine minutes after being bombed. The remains of more than 900 killed on the Arizona that day were never recovered and remain sealed in the destroyed battleship.

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