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80-G-6683 Pearl Harbor Attack, 7 December 1941

Photo #: 80-G-6683  Pearl Harbor Attack, 7 December 1941
Description: Forward magazines explode on USS Arizona (BB-39), after she was struck by a Japanese armor-piercing bomb. At far right is the mainmast of USS Oklahoma, heeled over sharply to port as she capsized. Slightly to the left of Oklahoma are the forward turrets of USS Tennessee (BB-43), with the rest of that ship covered by the blast from Arizona's explosion. At far left is the bow of USS Vestal (AR-4), moored outboard of Arizona. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-6683
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