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These seventeen photographs shows the bombing and destruction at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise attack by Japanese aircraft brought the United States into World War II. The attack demolished two U.S. Navy battleships, one mine layer, two destroyers, 188 aircraft, and killed 2,388 and wounded 1,178 personnel. Damaged warships included three cruisers, a destroyer, and six battleships. The Japanese losses were minimal.

Creator: Joint Intelligence Center, Pacific Ocean Areas
Date: December 7, 1941

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Attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - The USS Shaw and Downs exploding in drydock.Attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - The USS Downs (left) and USS Casssin (right) destroyed by the attack. The USS Pennsylvania is behind the Downs.Attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - The USS Downs (left) and USS Cassin (right) after the bombing.Attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - On the left, are destroyers USS Shaw and USS Downs burning in drydock.   On the right, is the USS Nevada.Attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - Destroyers USS Shaw and USS Downs immediately after the bombing.Attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - Dense smoke coming from the USS California obscures Battleship Row.Attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - Members of the USS California leave the listing ship.Attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - The battleship USS California, which was damaged during the Pearl Harbor attack.Attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - A Navy crew rescues a seaman from the oily water.  The USS West Virginia is burning in the foreground.Attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - USS Tennessee (background) and the USS West Virginia (foreground) are burning after the attack.Attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - Destroyers USS Downes (left) and USS Cassin (right) were battered by aerial bomb hits.  After the attack, machinery and other fittings from the two destroyers were transferred to new hulls and the ships were back on the active list.Attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - The USS Arizona is in the foreground and the USS West Virginia and Tennessee are in the background.

Attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - The USS Shaw and Downs exploding in drydock.

Item Number: 213176
Call Number: E970.4 *41-57
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213176

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