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Vertical view photographed from a Japanese aircraft of Pearl Harborís Battleship Row soon after USS Arizonaís forward magazines exploded, 7 Dec 1941. Note capsized USS Oklahoma

Caption   Vertical view photographed from a Japanese aircraft of Pearl Harborís Battleship Row soon after USS Arizonaís forward magazines exploded, 7 Dec 1941. Note capsized USS Oklahoma ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy
Identification Code   NH 50932
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Photos on Same Day See all photos dated 7 Dec 1941
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 1 May 2017

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Licensing  Public Domain. According to the United States copyright law (United States Code, Title 17, Chapter 1, Section 105), in part, "[c]opyright protection under this title is not available for any work of the United States Government".



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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
10 Jan 2017 03:05:14 PM

Note USS Nevada at left and USS Tennessee & USS West Virginia partially visible through the smoke between Arizona and Oklahoma. Japanese inscription in lower left states that the photograph has been reproduced under Japanese Navy Ministry authorization.

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