12.6.2004


ENLARGE THE PHOTO


Aftermath
U.S. Naval Historical Center photo, dated December 10, 1941

The wreck of the USS Arizona settles into the sand of Pearl Harbor, three days after the Japanese attack. Nine minutes after a 1,760-pound armor-piercing bomb slammed through her deck and ignited her forward ammunition magazine, she sank with 1,177 of her crew.

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