Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

80-G-182248 Japanese Commanding Officer

Photo #: 80-G-182248  Pearl Harbor Attack, 7 December 1941
Description: The Commanding Officer of the Japanese aircraft carrier Shokaku watches as planes take off to attack Pearl Harbor, during the morning of 7 December 1941. The Kanji inscription at left is an exhortation to pilots to do their duty. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-182248
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