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Sailors in a motor launch rescued a survivor from the water alongside the sunken West Virginia during or shortly after the Japanese air raid on Pearl Harbor, 7 Dec 1941, photo 2 of 2; note false colorUSS West Virginia, USS Tennessee, and USS Arizona during the Pearl Harbor attack, US Territory of Hawaii, 7 Dec 1941
Sailors in a motor launch rescued a survivor from the water alongside the sunken West Virginia during or shortly after the Japanese air raid on Pearl Harbor, 7 Dec 1941, photo 2 of 2; note false colorUSS West Virginia, USS Tennessee, and USS Arizona during the Pearl Harbor attack, US Territory of Hawaii, 7 Dec 1941
Vertical view photographed from a Japanese aircraft of Pearl Harbor’s Battleship Row soon after USS Arizona’s forward magazines exploded, 7 Dec 1941. Note capsized USS OklahomaWest Virginia aflame during Pearl Harbor attack, 7 Dec 1941
Vertical view photographed from a Japanese aircraft of Pearl Harbor’s Battleship Row soon after USS Arizona’s forward magazines exploded, 7 Dec 1941. Note capsized USS OklahomaWest Virginia aflame during Pearl Harbor attack, 7 Dec 1941
West Virginia and Tennessee during the Pearl Harbor attackDestroyer USS Shaw with its bow blown away still floats in the now sunken Floating Drydock YFD-2 in Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii, Dec 8, 1941. USS Curtiss is on the left and Battleship Row in the distance.
West Virginia and Tennessee during the Pearl Harbor attackDestroyer USS Shaw with its bow blown away still floats in the now sunken Floating Drydock YFD-2 in Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii, Dec 8, 1941. USS Curtiss is on the left and Battleship Row in the distance.
Minelayer USS Oglala remains capsized and sunk at Pearl Harbor’s Ten-Ten Dock after being torpedoed in the 7 Dec 1941 Japanese air attack. 9 Dec 1941 photo. Note the fires are out on Battleship Row.Aerial view of
Minelayer USS Oglala remains capsized and sunk at Pearl Harbor’s Ten-Ten Dock after being torpedoed in the 7 Dec 1941 Japanese air attack. 9 Dec 1941 photo. Note the fires are out on Battleship Row.Aerial view of 'Battleship Row', Pearl Harbor, Oahu, US Territory of Hawaii, 10 Dec 1941. Photo 1 of 2
Aerial view of Battleships USS Tennessee (left, floating) and USS West Virginia (right, sunk) at Pearl Harbor’s Battleship Row, 10 Dec 1941. The masts of the sunken USS Arizona can be seen behind the West Virginia.
Aerial view of 'Battleship Row', Pearl Harbor, Oahu, US Territory of Hawaii, 10 Dec 1941. Photo 2 of 2.Battleships USS Tennessee (left, floating) and USS West Virginia (right, sunk) at Pearl Harbor’s Battleship Row, 10 Dec 1941. The masts of the sunken USS Arizona can be seen behind the West Virginia.
US Marine detachment of USS West Virginia aboard another warship, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, mid or late Dec 1941Aerial view of drydocks at Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 28 Jul 1942. By this time the drydock facilities had doubled since the air attack. Note that, unlike in 1941, the drydocks are protected with anti-torpedo booms.
US Marine detachment of USS West Virginia aboard another warship, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, mid or late Dec 1941Aerial view of drydocks at Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 28 Jul 1942. By this time the drydock facilities had doubled since the air attack. Note that, unlike in 1941, the drydocks are protected with anti-torpedo booms.
Aerial view of Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, US Territory of Hawaii, 28 Jul 1942Battleship USS West Virginia leaving Drydock #1, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 9 Sep 1942 following preliminary repairs of damage sustained in the Japanese attack. Note the mast and portions of the upper hull have been removed.
Aerial view of Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, US Territory of Hawaii, 28 Jul 1942Battleship USS West Virginia leaving Drydock #1, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 9 Sep 1942 following preliminary repairs of damage sustained in the Japanese attack. Note the mast and portions of the upper hull have been removed.
Battleship USS West Virginia, sunk in the Pearl Harbor Attack 7 Dec 1941 and then given temporary repairs at Pearl Harbor, is about to leave Hawaii for further repairs in the United States, 30 Apr 1943. Photo 1 of 3.Battleship USS West Virginia, sunk in the Pearl Harbor Attack 7 Dec 1941 and then given temporary repairs at Pearl Harbor, is about to leave Hawaii for further repairs in the United States, 30 Apr 1943. Photo 2 of 3.
Battleship USS West Virginia, sunk in the Pearl Harbor Attack 7 Dec 1941 and then given temporary repairs at Pearl Harbor, is about to leave Hawaii for further repairs in the United States, 30 Apr 1943. Photo 1 of 3.Battleship USS West Virginia, sunk in the Pearl Harbor Attack 7 Dec 1941 and then given temporary repairs at Pearl Harbor, is about to leave Hawaii for further repairs in the United States, 30 Apr 1943. Photo 2 of 3.
Battleship USS West Virginia, sunk in the Pearl Harbor Attack 7 Dec 1941 and then given temporary repairs at Pearl Harbor, is about to leave Hawaii for further repairs in the United States, 30 Apr 1943. Photo 3 of 3.USS West Virginia (foreground) and USS North Carolina (background) at Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, US Territory of Hawaii, 30 Apr 1943
Battleship USS West Virginia, sunk in the Pearl Harbor Attack 7 Dec 1941 and then given temporary repairs at Pearl Harbor, is about to leave Hawaii for further repairs in the United States, 30 Apr 1943. Photo 3 of 3.USS West Virginia (foreground) and USS North Carolina (background) at Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, US Territory of Hawaii, 30 Apr 1943
West Virginia off Pearl Harbor after temporary repairs, 30 Apr 1943
West Virginia off Pearl Harbor after temporary repairs, 30 Apr 1943'Converted Mountaineers' on West Virginia, 1944

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