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Fully laden United States Navy LSTs burning furiously while other ships flee in Pearl Harbor’s West Loch after massive chain-reaction explosions in what became known as the West Loch Disaster, 21 May 1944.

Caption     Fully laden United States Navy LSTs burning furiously while other ships flee in Pearl Harbor’s West Loch after massive chain-reaction explosions in what became known as the West Loch Disaster, 21 May 1944. ww2dbase
Photographer    Unknown
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy
Identification Code   80-G-276907
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Pearl Harbor Navy Base and Ford Island Naval Air Station   Main article  Photos  Maps  
LST-class   Main article  Photos  
Photos at Same Place Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii
Added By David Stubblebine

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WW2-Era Place Name Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii
Lat/Long 21.3560, -157.9970
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