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Battleship Pennsylvania

Battleship Pennsylvania after bomb test
Description: Painting, Watercolor on Paper; by Arthur; 1946; Unframed Dimensions 16H X 20W
Accession #: 88-169-K
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USS Pennsylvania (BB-38) survived both atomic tests at Crossroads, a fitting testament to a battleship that had been at Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941. Although suffering only minor fire damage, she was heavily contaminated and was scuttled off Kwajalein in 1948.

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