Pearl Harbor Dec 7, 1941 #WWII #War

I keep seeing this pin labeled: "Pearl Harbor Dec This is actually a production still from the movie "Tora Tora Tora"

Pearl Harbor, Dec 7, 1941.

The beginning: Pearl Harbor (18 HQ Photos)

The wrecked destroyers USS Downes and USS Cassin in Drydock One at the Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, soon after the end of the Japanese air attack. Cassin has capsized against Downes.

The USS Oklahoma is pulled upright after capsizing due to damage during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor Dec 7, 1941. It was an amazing feat never before tried. 21 massive GE DC motors were anchored to the shore and cables strung to the ship. It took three months to pull the ship upright. It was beached, patched up and sold for scrap, but while being towed to the US, it developed a leak. Despite the efforts of the salvors, the ship settled and finally, after many hours, rolled over and…

The USS Oklahoma is pulled upright after capsizing due to damage during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor Dec Unfortunately, despite all the efforts to raiser her, she ultimately rolled over and sank.

December 7, 1941 is a day that forever changed our nation’s history and will never be forgotten. Please join us in taking a moment of silence for those who lost their lives that day and for those who served. Please show your gratitude and thank the brave men and women who are serving today, 71 years later.

This "Remembering Pearl Harbor" infographic is a really interesting take on one of the most horrific days in WWII.

Battleship USS Pennsylvania and destroyers USS Shaw and USS Downes immediately following the Pearl Harbor raid.

Model diorama: battleship USS Pennsylvania and destroyers USS Cassin and USS…

Fleet Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto. Commander of the Dec. 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Commander-in-Chief of the Imperial Japanese Navy 1939-1943. The plane carrying him was shot down by the Americans in 1943.

World War II Commanders: Fleet Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto. Commander of the Dec. 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Commander-in-Chief of the Imperial Japanese Navy

Righting the overturned hull of USS Oklahoma at Pearl Harbor, 19 March 1943

Righting the overturned hull of USS Oklahoma being raised Pearl Harbor, 19 March 1943

Righting the overturned hull of USS Oklahoma at Pearl Harbor, 19 March 1943

Righting the overturned hull of USS Oklahoma being raised Pearl Harbor, 19 March 1943

Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941

Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941. [1000x562]

Pearl Harbor, December result of isolationalism/fear of the rest of the world; maintain your values and be resolute

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