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SC 127002 Pearl Harbor Attack

Photo #: SC 127002  Pearl Harbor Attack, 7 December 1941
Description: A U.S. Army B-17E at Hickam Air Field, after landing safely during the Japanese air raid. In the background is a B-17C (or B-17D). Smoke from burning ships at Pearl Harbor is visible in the distance. The B-17E is probably that piloted by First Lieutenant Karl T. Barthelmess. Photographer may be Staff Sergeant Lee Embree. Photograph from the Army Signal Corps Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
Catalog #: SC 127002
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