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Beigel, Harvey M. Parallel Fates: The USS Utah (BB-31/AG-16) and the USS Oklahoma (BB-37) in Peace and in War. Missoula, Montana: Pictorial Histories Pub. Co., 2004.

Bernard C. Nalty, editor. Pearl Harbor and the War in the Pacific. New York: Smithmark Publishers Inc., 1991.

Friedman, Norman. Naval Firepower: Battleship Guns and Gunnery in the Dreadnought Era. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2008.

Madsen, Daniel. Resurrection: Salvaging the Battle Fleet at Pearl Harbor. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2003.

Phister, Jeff, Thomas Horne, and Paul Goodyear. Battleship Oklahoma: BB-37. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2008.

Raymer, Edward C. Descent into Darkness: Pearl Harbor, 1941: A Navy Diver's Memoir. Novato, CA : Presidio, 1996.

Spiller, Harry. Pearl Harbor Survivors: An Oral History of 24 Servicemen. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2002.

Todd, Joe L. USS Oklahoma: Remembrance of a Great Lady. Oklahoma City: USS Oklahoma Association, 1990. Zich, Arthur. The Rising Sun. Alexandria: Time-Life Books, 1977.

Online Resources:

USS Oklahoma (Battleship #37, later BB-37), 1916–1946 https://www.history.navy.mil/our-collections/photography/us-navy-ships/battleships/oklahoma-bb-37.html

Pearl Harbor Raid, 7 December 1941: Salvage of USS Oklahoma, 1942–1944 https://www.history.navy.mil/our-collections/photography/wars-and-events/world-war-ii/pearl-harbor-raid/ post-attack-ship-salvage/salvage-of-uss-oklahoma--1942-1944.html

NavSource Online: Battleship Photo Archive – BB-37 USS Oklahoma, 1912–1916 http://www.navsource.org/archives/01/37a.htm

Naval Heritage & History Command https://www.history.navy.mil/browse-by-topic.html

Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships https://www.history.navy.mil/research/histories/ship-histories/danfs.html

Official Website of the USS Oklahoma, Crew Members, and Family http://ussoklahoma.com/

Neimeyer, C.P. "USS Oklahoma," The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture. http://www.okhistory.org/publications/enc/entry.php?entry=US003

National Archives, Online Public Access http://www.archives.gov/research/search/

Books for Young Readers:

Demuth, Patricia B. What was Pearl Harbor? New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 2013.

Nicholson, Dorinda. Pearl Harbor Child: A Child's View of Pearl Harbor: From Attack to Peace. Kansas City: Woodson House Publishing, 2013.

Salisbury, Graham. Under the Blood-Red Sun. New York: Delacorte Press, 1994.

Van Der Vat, Dan. Pearl Harbor: An Illustrated History. New York: Basic Books, 2001.