WWII Battleship Clock Makes Its Way To Local Museum

Originally posted on CBS Pittsburgh:

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Today marks the 71st anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

And a piece of that historic day is on display for the Pittsburgh community to see — an artifact from a sunken battleship.

The rare artifact found its home at the Soldiers and Sailors museum. It’s a memory of a time past and reminder of the tragedy at Pearl Harbor.

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With every passing second, the clock from the U.S.S. Oklahoma brings is a reminder of Dec. 7, 1941.

The museum’s artifacts are kept locked in a vault until they’re ready to be displayed.

And it’s artifacts like the clock, as small as they may be, that remind us of the attack where thousands lost their lives and many more were injured.

Each piece has a story to tell, including the clock, which went down with its ship.

“It was there. If…

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