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USS Cony laying smoke screen near USS West Virginia, off LeyteWest Virginia, March 1926
USS Cony laying smoke screen near USS West Virginia, off LeyteWest Virginia, March 1926
The US NavyUSS West Virginia entering San Francisco Bay during the 1930s
The US Navy's first flattop aircraft carrier, USS Langley (Langley-class), at anchor with 7 battleships in Culebra Harbor, Culebra, Puerto Rico, 18 Mar 1926. See Comment below.USS West Virginia entering San Francisco Bay during the 1930s
Leahy aboard USS West Virginia, Long Beach, California, United States, Sep 1935Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Ford Island Naval Air Station, Oahu, Hawaii, May 2, 1940.
Leahy aboard USS West Virginia, Long Beach, California, United States, Sep 1935Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Ford Island Naval Air Station, Oahu, Hawaii, May 2, 1940.
Aerial view of Ford Island and Pearl Harborís East Loch anchorage, 3 May 1940. Note 8 battleships along Battleship Row and 2 more across the channel at the 1010 Dock. Note also carrier Yorktown (Yorktown-class).USS Arizona, USS New Mexico, and USS West Virginia during fleet operations, Oct 1940
Aerial view of Ford Island and Pearl Harborís East Loch anchorage, 3 May 1940. Note 8 battleships along Battleship Row and 2 more across the channel at the 1010 Dock. Note also carrier Yorktown (Yorktown-class).USS Arizona, USS New Mexico, and USS West Virginia during fleet operations, Oct 1940
A bow-on view of the comparatively lightly damaged battleship USS Maryland with the burning USS West Virginia behind her and the capsized USS Oklahoma beside her, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 7 Dec 1941A view of Pearl Harborís Battleship Row from the Ten-Ten Dock at the Operating Base, 7 Dec 1941. Visible are battleships Maryland, the capsized Oklahoma, Tennessee, the sunken West Virginia, and Arizonaís masts.
A bow-on view of the comparatively lightly damaged battleship USS Maryland with the burning USS West Virginia behind her and the capsized USS Oklahoma beside her, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 7 Dec 1941A view of Pearl Harborís Battleship Row from the Ten-Ten Dock at the Operating Base, 7 Dec 1941. Visible are battleships Maryland, the capsized Oklahoma, Tennessee, the sunken West Virginia, and Arizonaís masts.
Aerial view of Ford Island in Pearl Harbor during the Japanese attack, 7 Dec 1941; photo taken from a Japanese aircraftAttack on
Aerial view of Ford Island in Pearl Harbor during the Japanese attack, 7 Dec 1941; photo taken from a Japanese aircraftAttack on 'Battleship Row' of Pearl Harbor, seen from a Japanese aircraft, 7 Dec 1941
Black smoke pours from fuel oil fires on Battleship Row, Dec 7, 1941. Capsized Oklahoma at left with masts of Maryland, Tennessee, West Virginia, and Arizona in Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii.Burning battleships Arizona, West Virginia, and Tennessee at Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 7 Dec 1941
Black smoke pours from fuel oil fires on Battleship Row, Dec 7, 1941. Capsized Oklahoma at left with masts of Maryland, Tennessee, West Virginia, and Arizona in Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii.Burning battleships Arizona, West Virginia, and Tennessee at Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 7 Dec 1941
Japanese aerial photo of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii during the attack on 7 Dec 1941. Note torpedo plumes rising from the battleships West Virginia and Oklahoma and smoke rising from the Ford Island seaplane base at right.Japanese pilot view of US battleships and Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, Oahu, US Territory of Hawaii, 7 Dec 1941
Japanese aerial photo of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii during the attack on 7 Dec 1941. Note torpedo plumes rising from the battleships West Virginia and Oklahoma and smoke rising from the Ford Island seaplane base at right.Japanese pilot view of US battleships and Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, Oahu, US Territory of Hawaii, 7 Dec 1941
Partially sunken stern of USS West Virginia at Pearl Harbor, Oahu, US Territory of Hawaii, 7 Dec 1941Sailors 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 1 of 2
Partially sunken stern of USS West Virginia at Pearl Harbor, Oahu, US Territory of Hawaii, 7 Dec 1941Sailors 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 1 of 2
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

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