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NH 83993 USS Arizona (BB-39)

Photo #: NH 83993  USS Arizona (BB-39)
Description: View of the sunken battleship's forward superstructure, showing damage caused when her forward magazines exploded during the 7 December 1941 Japanese raid on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The photograph was taken on 17 February 1942, as work began to remove the collapsed wreckage. The crane in the left background was then removing Arizona's mainmast. Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation, Forrestal Collection, 1975. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 83993
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