United States Navy battleship USS Oklahoma BB-37 was a World War I-era battleship ,her sister ship was uss Nevada.She was commissioned in 1916 with Captain Roger Welles in command, Oklahoma served in World War I. After years of spending time in the Pacific and the Scouting Fleets, Oklahoma was modernized from 1927 to 1929. She rescued American citizens and refugees from the Spanish Civil War in 1936; She was sunk by Japanese bombs and torpedoes on 7 December 1941, in the attack on Pearl Harbor, taking 429 of her crew with her as she capsized.
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