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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 - Mechanics drill holes in the thick plates of the USS Oklahoma to release seamen trapped when the battleship capsized a few minutes after the first Japanese aerial torpedoes struck.Attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - USS Arizona burns after a Japanese aerial bomb went down the shipAttack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - The USS Arizona burns after a Japanese aerial bomb went down her stack and exploded in the powder magazine.Attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - A view of Pearl Harbor taken from the city of Aica, Hawaii, after the bombing.Attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - A hanger burning on Ford Island, Hawaii.

Attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - Mechanics drill holes in the thick plates of the USS Oklahoma to release seamen trapped when the battleship capsized a few minutes after the first Japanese aerial torpedoes struck.

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

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