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Seaplane hanger ablaze after being bombed by Japanese aircraft, Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 7 Dec 1941, photo 1 of 2

Caption   Seaplane hanger ablaze after being bombed by Japanese aircraft, Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 7 Dec 1941, photo 1 of 2 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States National Archives
Identification Code   80-G-19944
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Photos on Same Day See all photos dated 7 Dec 1941
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 9 Jul 2014

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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Sid Gillman says:
9 Apr 2018 05:09:06 PM

This is actually Hangar 6 on the southern end of Ford Island. Photo is taken from the water tower which like Hangar 6 is no longer there. Notice the wrecked seaplanes (PBY & OS2U) on ramp, aircraft here but not at Ewa Field.
2. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
10 Mar 2019 06:47:53 PM

Sid Gilman (above):
It has only taken us 11 months to address this (plus another viewer pointing out the same error), but the caption and links have finally been corrected. Thank you for pointing this out.

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